Bug 857483

Summary: Apply patch to enable ssmtp to check server certificates when using TLS
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Vincent Danen <vdanen>
Component: ssmtpAssignee: manuel wolfshant <wolfy>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Vincent Danen 2012-09-14 10:50:22 EDT
A Debian bug was filed about ssmtp not checking certificates:


And it includes a patch to enable checking of server certificates when using TLS:


We should include this patch.

Note that this isn't a security _flaw_ because the TLS file in the source tarball clearly states that this feature is missing:

* Check server certificate for changes and notify about it.
* Diffrent Certificate and Key file?

This patch would be ideal to have in both Fedora and EPEL ssmtp packages.
Comment 1 manuel wolfshant 2012-10-10 07:01:11 EDT
*** Bug 864894 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Vincent Danen 2012-10-11 11:47:11 EDT
Please refer to the SRT bug for this (one of these is a dupe, but using this as the dupe rather than the SRT/CVE bug).

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 864894 ***