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Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 14:32:58 +0100
From: Ludwig Nussel <>
	Brian Stafford <>
	Pawel Salek <>,
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 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.


 (o_   Ludwig Nussel
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nuernberg)

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