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Re: (ITS#6460) SASL EXTERNAL fails with long certificate serial numbers
- To: openldap-its@OpenLDAP.org
- Subject: Re: (ITS#6460) SASL EXTERNAL fails with long certificate serial numbers
- From: email@example.com
- Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2010 22:28:39 GMT
- Auto-submitted: auto-generated (OpenLDAP-ITS)
>> * firstname.lastname@example.org [2010-01-24 16:01:23 +0100]:
>>> Funny enough, the same thing is dealt with correctly in certificate
>>> validation/normalization in slapd/schema_init.c
>> That was a result of ITS#5070 (which you filed).
> right :)
>> Maybe there is an
>> opportunity for refactoring, but I wouldn't be a good judge of that.
> I don't quite bother about refactoring to minimize code duplication.
> Rather, I think the libldap function x509_cert_get_dn() should first
> validate the certificate, much like slapd's certificateValidate() does.
Since the cert was obtained thru a TLS handshake, we assume it has already
been validated by the TLS library. Further validation is not needed.
-- Howard Chu
CTO, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/