NSS release notes


Network Security Services (NSS) is a patch release for NSS 3.15. The bug fixes in NSS are described in the “Bugs Fixed” section below.

Distribution Information

The HG tag is NSS_3_15_3_1_RTM. NSS requires NSPR 4.10.2 or newer.

NSS source distributions are also available on ftp.mozilla.org for secure HTTPS download:

Security Advisories

The following security-relevant bugs have been resolved in NSS Users are encouraged to upgrade immediately.

  • Bug 946351 - Misissued Google certificates from DCSSI

New in NSS

New Functionality

No new major functionality is introduced in this release. This is a patch release to revoke trust of a subordinate CA certificate that was mis-used to generate a certificate used by a network appliance.


NSS shared libraries are backward compatible with all older NSS 3.x shared libraries. A program linked with older NSS 3.x shared libraries will work with NSS shared libraries without recompiling or relinking. Furthermore, applications that restrict their use of NSS APIs to the functions listed in NSS Public Functions will remain compatible with future versions of the NSS shared libraries.


Bugs discovered should be reported by filing a bug report with bugzilla.mozilla.org (product NSS).