Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1258300
Pidgin XMPP connection: SSL Handshake failed
Last modified: 2018-04-11 13:58:26 EDT
Description of problem:
Similar to Bug 1232349.
Pidgin fails to connect over SSL on an XMPP based server. Got the error: "SSL Handshake failed".
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Update to latest FC22 packages as of 8/30/2015:
nss-3.20.0-1.0.fc22 (maybe affected?)
openssl-1.0.1k-12.fc22 (maybe affected?)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Fresh install of FC22 from Live USB (downloaded 8/30/2015)
2. Updated all packages (8/30/2015).
3. Installed pidgin (8/30/2015).
4. Setup pidgin to connect to XMPP secured server.
"SSL Handshake failed".
Connection and buddy list shown.
I performed a rollback to the FC22 installation before updating all packages, then installed pidgin, and everything worked fine.
At least 3 others I work with have reported this problem on FC21, with latest updates applied, as well.
I am having the same issue
Could you please provide us with a debug log? Disable all other accounts except for the one with SSL-enabled XMPP, and quit pidgin. Then switch to gnome-terminal and run
$ pidgin -d > ~/debug.log 2>&1
After reproducing the issue, please, attach debug.log to this bug.
Created attachment 1108338 [details]
Debug ssl handshake error
XMPP connection attempt using pidgin:
Linux mbagnara.fedora 4.2.3-300.fc23.x86_64
I can no longer reproduce the problem.
Not sure what changes fixed the problem, but I'm running this now and it works:
nss.x86_64 3.21.0-1.1.fc22 @updates
openssl.x86_64 1:1.0.1k-13.fc22 @updates
pidgin.x86_64 2.10.11-12.fc22 @updates
Also Chris Pitmann (firstname.lastname@example.org), managing the XMPP server, said in an email the problem was fixed as of Dec 22.
Don't know if issue was in one of the libraries or the XMPP server itself.
Closing, per comment 6. This was very likely not a bug in pidgin, therefore I'm closing this as NOTABUG.