Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 694281
[6.2 FEAT] Update nss-softokn to at Least 3.12.9-2
Last modified: 2011-12-12 12:43:31 EST
1. Feature Overview:
Feature Id: 
a. Name of Feature: [6.2 FEAT] Update nss-softokn to at Least 3.12.9-2
b. Feature Description
Please update nss-softokn to at least 3.12.9-2: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/pki/nss/
2. Feature Details:
Sponsor: LTC Security
Architectures: IA_64, ppc64, x86, x86_64, zSeries - 31/32 compat, zSeries - 31/32 Native, zSeries -
Arch Specificity: purely common code
Affects Kernel Modules: No
Delivery Mechanism: Direct from Community
Request Type: Package - Feature from Upstream
d. Upstream Acceptance: Submitted
Sponsor Priority P2
f. Severity: normal
IBM Confidential: No
Code Contribution: IBM code
g. Component Version Target: ---
3. Business Case
This feature is necessary to port IBM's Software Trusted Platform Module from OpenSSL to NSS so that
integration code for it can be included GPL-licensed QEMU. The vTPM is a necessary component to
establish end-to-end integrity for QEMU guests via Trusted Computing.
4. Primary contact at Red Hat:
John Jarvis, firstname.lastname@example.org
5. Primary contacts at Partner:
Project Management Contact:
Stephanie A. Glass, email@example.com
George C. Wilson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Since RHEL 6.1 External Beta has begun, and this bug remains
unresolved, it has been rejected as it is not proposed as
exception or blocker.
Red Hat invites you to ask your support representative to
propose this request, if appropriate and relevant, in the
next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
------- Comment From email@example.com 2011-06-02 12:33 EDT-------
Red Hat, this needs to be deferred with the vTPM items to RHEL 6.3. Please defer on your side too.
(In reply to comment #4)
> ------- Comment From firstname.lastname@example.org 2011-06-02 12:33 EDT-------
> Red Hat, this needs to be deferred with the vTPM items to RHEL 6.3. Please
> defer on your side too.
The requested update occurred on RHEL 6.1.
$ rpm -q nspr nss-util nss-softokn nss
------- Comment From email@example.com 2011-06-02 13:45 EDT-------
Reopening and putting back into RHEL 6.2 since it is in the code.
------- Comment From firstname.lastname@example.org 2011-10-17 15:36 EDT-------
Package was verified for the vTPM even though it was present in the previous release. Moving to verified on our side.