Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 694562
[6.2 FEAT] Update NSS to at Least 3.12.9-2
Last modified: 2011-12-12 12:43:52 EST
1. Feature Overview:
Feature Id: 
a. Name of Feature: [6.2 FEAT] Update NSS to at Least 3.12.9-2
b. Feature Description
Please update NSS 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.
(In reply to comment #2)
> 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.
NSS was rebased to 3.12.9 for RHEL 6.1.
If this is already in 6.1 unless someone objects I will close this as CURRENTRELEASE.
------- Comment From email@example.com 2011-10-17 15:31 EDT-------
Package was verified for the vTPM even though it was present in the previous release. Moving to verified on our side.