Closed Bug 241374 Opened 17 years ago Closed 17 years ago

FIPS mode is broken in Mozilla 1.7 RC 1.

Categories

(SeaMonkey :: Build Config, defect)

Other Branch
x86
Windows XP
defect
Not set
major

Tracking

(Not tracked)

VERIFIED FIXED
mozilla1.7final

People

(Reporter: wtc, Assigned: leaf)

Details

(Keywords: verified1.7)

The FIPS mode of the NSS software cryptograhic module
is broken in Mozilla 1.7 RC 1.

1) If FIPS mode was originally enabled, the browser can't
initialize its security component.

2) If FIPS mode was originally disabled, you can't enable
FIPS mode.

The steps to reproduce 2) are:

- Open Edit -> Preferences... -> Privacy & Security ->
  Certificates -> Manage Security Devices
- In the Device Manager window, select
  "NSS Internal PKCS #11 Module"
- Click on the "Enable FIPS" button.

Nothing happens.
The cause of this failure is that softokn3.dll was
modified (most likely stripped of debug information)
without regenerating the softokn3.chk check file using
shlibsign.
Leaf, we goofed in the build automation for talkback.
Severity: normal → major
Flags: blocking1.7+
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla1.7final
I knew i forgot something.
Assignee: nobody → leaf
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
wan-teh, is this windows only, or windows and linux, or just linux?
I've only tried Mozilla 1.7 RC 1 on Windows, so the status of Linux
or Mac OS X is unknown.
I see the problem; the build system uses whatever "rebase" is first in the path.
currently, that's cygwin's version... which causes the build target after
rebasing (signing the nss lib) to never get reached.

Tomorrow's builds should be fixed.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Keywords: fixed1.7
Verified fixed in this build:
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040430
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Keywords: fixed1.7verified1.7
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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