Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 197987
admin.fedoraproject.org SSL certificate certified by unknown authority
Last modified: 2008-03-17 14:18:05 EDT
Description of problem:
The SSL certificate for admin.fedoraproject.org has been certified by an
unknown authority (unknown to the Firefox in an updated FC5).
Step 1 of
points the prospective contributor to
where one is supposed to submit one's keys.
This page's certificate is
a) signed by a CA unknown to FC5's Firefox and
b) issued to admin.fedoraproject.org, not admin.fedora.redhat.com
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2006-07-07 21:10 UTC
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use account on updated FC5.
2. Start Firefox without any specially added SSL certificates.
3. Visit https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/userbox.cgi
Dialog window "Website certified by an Unknown Authority"
The web form to create a Fedora Account.
a) Make sure the certificate is signed by a CA which is at least known to
FC5's standard web browser Firefox.
b) Use canonical links to admin.fedoraproject.org and/or possibly add a second
hostname to the certificate.
It looks like this has been fixed now.