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Date: Wed, 13 May 2015 18:43:24 +0200
From: Philipp Kern <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: libinfinity did not correctly check certificates
 for validity

[Adding MITRE's cve-assign alias to the Cc]

On 2015-05-12 08:44, Philipp Kern wrote:
> Debian bug #783601[1] reported that Gobby - a collaborative text editor
> - silently accepted expired certificates. The upstream bug report is
> [2]. The bug is actually in libinfinity and the fix is available on 
> [2].
> libinfinity does support certificate pinning and hence contains the
> ability to disable some checks like trusted issuer and hostname
> verification. However the catch-all validity check was in the wrong
> location.
> Please assign a CVE ID for this.
> Kind regards and thanks
> Philipp Kern
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]

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