[CentOS] Frefox update from firefox-60.2.0-1.el7.centos.x86_64 to 60.2.1-1.el7.centos.x86_64 lost master password

Mon Oct 15 17:00:42 UTC 2018
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 10/12/2018 08:24 AM, Phelps, Matthew wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 5:34 AM Rob Kampen <rkampen at kampensonline.com> wrote:
>> Hi list,
>> Did an update to firefox last night and rebooted over night.
>> Today I find firefox started without asking for master password - funny
>> me thinks.
>> Try to log in to a web service I use and find that my password does not
>> appear.
>> Check preferences and find that no master password is set and the
>> password list / table is empty.
>> As I do not trust my passwords to the cloud I do not save these to my
>> firefox profile ..... so back to manual entry for all my sites.... wow
>> going to be a slow month as I reset scores of passwords.
>> Any one else have this problem and any clues as to what causes this? I
>> am concerned if this should happen again, as I have saved passwords for
>> many scores of web services.
>> TIA
>> Rob
> We've run into this.
> Is it fixed in the latest firefox, 60.2.2-1?
> If not, it is not clear to me how to use the
> export NSS_DEFAULT_DB_TYPE="sql"
> method mentioned. Do we restore the old key3.db file, have the user set
> that variable, then start the new firefox? With that create a key4.db file
> and use it from then on?

It will be fixed when this is released:


In the mean time, for CentOS-6 and CentOS-7 (x86_64, i386) .. there is a
temporary unsigned build here:



As soon as Red Hat officially releases the other SRPM, I will build it
and release it as well.

Johnny Hughes

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