Bug#191055: nss cache in mozilla does not expire

Fabio Massimo Di Nitto fabbione at fabbione.net
Sun Apr 29 12:23:31 UTC 2007

Mike Hommey wrote:
> 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 ?
> Mike

No, never used nscd.


I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

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