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Re: Channel bindings

Howard Chu wrote:
> Michael Ströder wrote:
>> Howard Chu wrote:
>>> Now that Cyrus SASL 2.1.25 is out with channel binding support, we should be
>>> looking into adding the hooks needed to use it. I believe what we want to
>>> expose is an ldap_get_option(ld, LDAP_OPT_X_TLS_BINDING,&foo) to retrieve the
>>> tls-unique binding data from the underlying TLS session. Then we pass this
>>> into SASL using sasl_setprop(ctx, SASL_CHANNEL_BINDING, foo). The actual
>>> ldap_get_option() code will have to be added for each TLS implementation.
>> How can use it from python-ldap? python-ldap is mainly a wrapper around the
>> OpenLDAP client libs. Everything which can be done within C has to be exposed
>> in this wrapper module. I guess wrapper modules for other scripting languages
>> have the same requirements.
> Possibly it should just be set implicitly by the sasl_interactive_bind APIs,
> so clients don't need to do anything new at all.

Hmm, I'd like to have control over that within a Python application. Because
there might be interop issues with broken servers where the client wants to
turn it off or massage the tls-unique binding data or...

Ciao, Michael.