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Re: (ITS#6703) Patch - Mozilla NSS - reject non-file key and cert files

  On 11/15/2010 12:39 PM, Howard Chu wrote:
> rmeggins@redhat.com wrote:
>> Full_Name: Rich Megginson
>> Version: 2.4.23 (current CVS HEAD)
>> OS: RHEL5
>> URL: 
>> ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/openldap-2.4.23-reject_non_file_key_cert_pem_files-20101111.patch
>> Submission from: (NULL) (
>> If you specify a directory instead of a file to TLS_CACERT, or if one 
>> of the
>> items in the TLS_CACERTDIR is a directory, the NSS PEM reader will 
>> crash.  This
>> patch rejects any item which looks like a directory.
> It sounds like this is a bug that ought to be patched in the NSS PEM 
> reader instead, no?
Yes, you are correct.  I have filed this bug - 
But the patch to openldap will allow it to bypass this problem.