Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 14:32:58 +0100 From: Ludwig Nussel <ludwig.nussel@...e.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Brian Stafford <brian@...fford.uklinux.net> Cc: libesmtp@...fford.uklinux.net, security@...ntu.com, Pawel Salek <pawsa@...ochem.kth.se>, jskarvad@...hat.com Subject: Re: CVE Request: libesmtp does not check NULL bytes in commonName ArkanoiD wrote: > And according to the draft we MUST ignore non-leaf value even if > it is the only one CN, just incorrectly placed. Many self-signed certificates seem to have an email address as leaf RDN. I guess that's because openssl's CA.sh asks for the mail address. So with that additional constraint the scary warning dialogs for self-signed certs are going to be even more confusing in the future. cu Ludwig -- (o_ Ludwig Nussel //\ V_/_ http://www.suse.de/ SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nuernberg)
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