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|Summary:||Need some method for validating certificates used for PKINIT|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin>|
|Component:||nss||Assignee:||Elio Maldonado Batiz <emaldona>|
|Status:||CLOSED EOL||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||22||CC:||emaldona, kdudka, kengert, rrelyea|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2016-07-19 06:11:55 EDT||Type:||Bug|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Nalin Dahyabhai 2013-05-08 16:13:33 EDT
Description of problem: The Kerberos PKINIT support was written to use OpenSSL for generating and consuming PKCS7/CMS messages which are used in PKINIT. As part of ongoing efforts, we contributed additional code to allow it to be built with NSS instead. When we test with it, however, our attempts to verify certificates using NSS_CMSSignedData_VerifySignerInfo() have to specify (as the certusage argument) that they are the certificates of TLS clients and servers. As a temporary or test solution that's acceptible, but because RFC4556 doesn't require that PKINIT certificates also be TLS certificates, there are going to be certificates "in the wild" that an OpenSSL-using build can accept that an NSS-using build can't. It looks like we need a way to have NSS manage trust levels for CAs which issue PKINIT clients and servers, in parallel to the way it manages trust levels for CAs which issue TLS or email certificates.
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2013-05-08 16:14:27 EDT
This was previously filed upstream, but we're adding this one here to make tracking it easier.
Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2015-01-09 13:04:51 EST
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Comment 3 Jaroslav Reznik 2015-03-03 09:55:51 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 22 development cycle. Changing version to '22'. More information and reason for this action is here: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_Program_Management/HouseKeeping/Fedora22
Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2016-07-19 06:11:55 EDT
Fedora 22 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-07-19. Fedora 22 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. If you are unable to reopen this bug, please file a new report against the current release. If you experience problems, please add a comment to this bug. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.