NSS 3.82 release notes


Network Security Services (NSS) 3.82 was released on 18 August 2022.

Distribution Information

The HG tag is NSS_3_82_RTM. NSS 3.82 requires NSPR 4.34 or newer.

NSS 3.82 source distributions are available on ftp.mozilla.org for secure HTTPS download:

Other releases are available Releases.

Changes in NSS 3.82

  • Bug 1330271 - check for null template in sec_asn1{d,e}_push_state

  • Bug 1735925 - QuickDER: Forbid NULL tags with non-zero length

  • Bug 1784724 - Initialize local variables in TlsConnectTestBase::ConnectAndCheckCipherSuite

  • Bug 1784191 - Cast the result of GetProcAddress

  • Bug 1681099 - pk11wrap: Tighten certificate lookup based on PKCS #11 URI


NSS 3.82 shared libraries are backwards-compatible with all older NSS 3.x shared libraries. A program linked with older NSS 3.x shared libraries will work with this new version of the 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 on bugzilla.mozilla.org (product NSS).