NSS\-POLICY\-CHECK

Section: NSS Security Tools (1)
Updated: 23 May 2019
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NAME

nss-policy-check - nss-policy-check policy-file  

SYNOPSIS

nss-policy-check
 

DESCRIPTION

nss-policy-check

verifies crypto-policy configuration that controls certain crypto algorithms are allowed/disallowed to use in the NSS library.

The crypto-policy configuration can be stored in either a system-wide configuration file, specified with the POLICY_PATH and POLICY_FILE build options, or in the pkcs11.txt in NSS database.  

USAGE AND EXAMPLES

To check the global crypto-policy configuration in /etc/crypto-policies/back-ends/nss.config:

$ nss-policy-check /etc/crypto-policies/back-ends/nss.config
NSS-POLICY-INFO: LOADED-SUCCESSFULLY
NSS-POLICY-INFO: PRIME256V1 is enabled for KX
NSS-POLICY-INFO: PRIME256V1 is enabled for CERT-SIGNATURE
NSS-POLICY-INFO: SECP256R1 is enabled for KX
NSS-POLICY-INFO: SECP256R1 is enabled for CERT-SIGNATURE
NSS-POLICY-INFO: SECP384R1 is enabled for KX
NSS-POLICY-INFO: SECP384R1 is enabled for CERT-SIGNATURE
...
NSS-POLICY-INFO: NUMBER-OF-SSL-ALG-KX: 13
NSS-POLICY-INFO: NUMBER-OF-SSL-ALG: 9
NSS-POLICY-INFO: NUMBER-OF-CERT-SIG: 9
...
NSS-POLICY-INFO: ciphersuite TLS_AES_128_GCM_SHA256 is enabled
NSS-POLICY-INFO: ciphersuite TLS_CHACHA20_POLY1305_SHA256 is enabled
NSS-POLICY-INFO: ciphersuite TLS_AES_256_GCM_SHA384 is enabled
...
NSS-POLICY-INFO: NUMBER-OF-CIPHERSUITES: 24
NSS-POLICY-INFO: NUMBER-OF-TLS-VERSIONS: 3
NSS-POLICY-INFO: NUMBER-OF-DTLS-VERSIONS: 2
    

If there is a failure or warning, it will be prefixed with NSS-POLICY-FAIL or NSS-POLICY_WARN.

nss-policy-check exits with 2 if any failure is found, 1 if any warning is found, or 0 if no errors are found.  

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

For information about NSS and other tools related to NSS (like JSS), check out the NSS project wiki at m[blue]http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/pki/nss/m[]. The NSS site relates directly to NSS code changes and releases.

Mailing lists: https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/dev-tech-crypto

IRC: Freenode at #dogtag-pki  

AUTHORS

The NSS tools were written and maintained by developers with Netscape, Red Hat, Sun, Oracle, Mozilla, and Google.

Authors: Elio Maldonado <emaldona@redhat.com>, Deon Lackey <dlackey@redhat.com>.  

LICENSE

Licensed under the Mozilla Public License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this file, You can obtain one at http://mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/.


 

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