NSS 3.16 incompatibility

Ed Finnerty edfinnerty at gmx.com
Fri Apr 4 08:16:11 CEST 2014

> Running this script:
> [...]
> Will eventually produce this output:
> NSS has been initialized.
> Got default certdb
> cmsutil: failed to decode message.
> cmsutil: problem decoding: SEC_ERROR_BAD_DATABASE: security library: bad
> database.

I've also reported the problem to the NSS team:


I don't know if this is a problem with NSS not being able to handle a
special case of CMS encoding, or if GnuPG's gpgsm produces non-compliant

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