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Re: start_tls: connect error

Howard Chu wrote:
> Dieter Kluenter wrote:
>> I just wonder whether this is a bug in openSSL or in openLDAP, anyhow
>> the subjectAltName attribute values are nor honoured. 
>> openssl-0.9.8k-3.5.3.x86_64
>> openldap-2.4.21
>> ldapwhoami -Y EXTERNAL -ZZ -H ldap://localhost
>> ldap_start_tls: Connect error (-11)
>> additional info: TLS: hostname does not match CN in peer certificate
>> openssl x509 -in cert.pem -noout -text
>> Subject: C=DE, L=Hamburg, O=AVCI, OU=Certificate Authority, CN=rubin.avci.de/emailAddress=hdk@dkluenter.de
>> ...
>> X509v3 Subject Alternative Name: 
>>  DNS:localhost, DNS:ldap.xxxx.de, DNS:dkluenter.xxxx.org
>> Not to mention that this is OK with other versions of openldap and
>> openssl.
> Show the output with debugging enabled. Note that "localhost" is treated
> specially, and will be replaced by the local hostname instead of being used
> directly in the name comparison.

Why that? I strongly dislike automagic things when doing security checks.

Ciao, Michael.