Bug#191055: nss cache in mozilla does not expire

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Sun Apr 29 10:06:59 UTC 2007

On Mon, Apr 28, 2003 at 10:48:28AM +0200, Fabio Massimo Di Nitto <fabbione at fabbione.net> wrote:
> Package: mozilla-browser
> Version: 2:1.3-4
> Severity: important
> Hi all,
> 	the problem is farly simple. open mozilla. access the server.
> change the ip/dns entry on server. reaccess the server. mozilla
> keeps accessing the old one even after 3/4 days.
> The nss cache should expire otherwise please remove the cache
> feature because it is extremely annoying that users have to restart
> mozilla to be sure they are accessing the correct web site.
> Without considering that there might be some security issues involved
> in this behaviour since a crafted attack might let users access a
> fake server.

Were you by any chance using nscd ?


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