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Re: (ITS#4072) Feature request: Don't list StartTLS ( if not configured correctly

At 04:19 PM 10/10/2005, michael@stroeder.com wrote:
>Howard Chu wrote:
>> Michael Ströder wrote:
>>> Howard Chu wrote:
>>>> michael@stroeder.com wrote:
>>>>> I'd like to propose that StartTLS ( is not
>>>>> listed in
>>>>> rootDSE's attribute supportedExtension if TLS/SSL is not configured
>>>>> correctly.
>>>> What does "not configured correctly" mean? E.g., if invalid files are
>>>> used for the cert/key file options, ldap_pvt_tls_init_def_ctx() will
>>>> fail, and slapd will refuse to startup. What other configurations are
>>>> you concerned with?
>>> Well, rather not configured at all but compiled with TLS support.
>> I guess that makes sense. Done. Please test.
>Seems to work especially with this particular client which failed to
>connect before. Thanks!

I note that your report implies that this client may be
prone to downgrade attack, you might consider reporting
this its developer.  

-- Kurt