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Re: patch SSL certificate warning

From: Matt Bodley <mattb_at_mkjb.com>
Date: 2007-09-04 22:37:24 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote:
> Matt Bodley wrote:
>> Stefan Küng wrote:
>>> Matt Bodley wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I am wondering whether anyone is working on fixing the "hostname
>>>> does not match" warning when a hostname such as
>>>> "xxx.secondlevel.domain.com" is accessed with an SSL Cert
>>>> authorized for "*.domain.com".
>>>>
>>>> This is an interesting issue as FireFox has responded accordingly,
>>>> and treats the above as valid, but Internet Explorer doesn't yet.
>>>>
>>>> Because, really, it should behave like FireFox....
>>>
>>> That would have to be done in the Subversion library, not TSVN.
>>>
>>> Stefan
>>>
>> Hi Stefan,
>>
>> Thanks for your reply.
>>
>> I'm not well versed on the details of the TSVN code, when you mean
>> library, are you referring to higher level libraries or core
>> libraries such as the OpenSSL.
>>
>> I assume TSVN uses OpenSSL, is this right? And would this be solely
>> responsible for the issue noted above, or would there be some other
>> library/code that could also affect this?
>
> This would have to be done in the Subversion library. That's the one
> deciding whether a certificate is valid or not.
>
> Stefan
>
Thanks Stefan, my mistake, I will check it out.

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