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Re: Certificate Signature Failure

i've tried the following combinations.

OpenSSL 0.9.7b,c,d
OpenLDAP 2.1.22,2.1.30
the same workflow with either combination is still a problem.

i will try this using 2.2.13 and on linux also and let the group know.


On Fri, 9 Jul 2004, Howard Chu wrote:

> Siva Kollipara wrote:
> > i am not sure, if it were a problem with the library then it should fail
> > everytime i try consistently.. but this is not the case.. it only fails
> > when a try a particular workflow. i tried a sample application doing the
> > same thing and that worked fine. (i even tried a newer version of the
> > library - but this didnt help either)
> >
> > seeking help and advice,
> You've already gotten some good advice. Start by using up to date
> software. The current version of OpenSSL is 0.9.7d, released on March 17
>   2004 and containing important security fixes. Quanah has already
> pointed out the need to upgrade OpenLDAP.
> After you've brought your software up to current revisions, if you still
> see the problem, debugging with something like ElectricFence may help.
> Generally if a program starts to misbehave after some number of runs,
> that tends to indicate a memory corruption somewhere, and ElectricFence
> may help identify it.
> It's important to point out - the OpenLDAP project never releases
> patches to previous releases. So there's no point in diagnosing your
> problem on your 2.1.22 install. Patches/bugfixes are only made to the
> latest source. Right now that means 2.2.x; we have only two patches for
> 2.1 in the tree at the moment and it's doubtful that there will be any more.
> >>>Hi,
> >>> I am faced with a weird error,
> >>>
> >>>when i try to bind to an ldap server, i get "Certificate Signature
> >>>Failure", i am not sure why this is coming up.
> >>>
> >>>I am using 0.9.7b openssl and 2.1.22 openldap. the connections happen
> >>
> >>OpenLDAP 2.1.22 was an extremely broken release, you need to upgrade to at
> >>least 2.1.30, I suggest the latest stable release (2.2.13).
> --
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>    Chief Architect, Symas Corp.       Director, Highland Sun
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