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Date: Wed, 02 May 2012 10:20:24 +0200
From: Ludwig Nussel <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: libsoup 2.32.2 sets ssl trusted flag
 despite no verification

Vincent Danen wrote:
> * [2012-04-24 12:04:24 +0200] Ludwig Nussel wrote:
>> libsoup 2.32.2 does not verify certificates at all if an application does
>> not explicitly specify a file with trusted root CA's. Since that libsoup
>> version relies on the verification failure to clear the trust flag it
>> always considers ssl connections as trusted in that case.
>> Reference:
> Are you sure it's just this specific version of libsoup?  Looking at the
> code of earlier versions (such as 2.2.98), the patch noted in your bug
> would apply (unless there is some other context around it that would
> make this a non-issue?).  Did you look at other versions at all?

No, we actually didn't.


 (o_   Ludwig Nussel
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Jeff Hawn, Jennifer Guild, Felix Imend├Ârffer, HRB 16746 (AG N├╝rnberg) 

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