Bug 426526 - tinyca2 just shows one Common Name of a certificate when multiple are present
Summary: tinyca2 just shows one Common Name of a certificate when multiple are present
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tinyca2
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Enrico Scholz
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugrep...
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-12-21 20:10 UTC by Jay Turner
Modified: 2015-01-08 00:16 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 05:35:00 UTC


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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2007-12-21 20:10:00 UTC
Quoting from Debian (See URL):

Create a certificate request with multiple common names, like this:

openssl req -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout the.key -out the.req -nodes \
	-multivalue-rdn \
	-subj '/C=US/ST=Virginia/L=FOO/O=BAR/OU=BAZ/CN=one+CN=two+CN=three'

When you import the request into tinyca2, there is no indication there
is more than one common name — it just displays one of them. When you
sign the cert, it puts all of them into the cert...

So, it is very easy to wind up signing identities you had no intention
whatsoever of signing.

There is a workaround: if you right-click the request, and click view
request, the full OpenSLL output will show all the common names.

Comment 1 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-12-21 20:11:37 UTC
Not sure if this is that serious, as user can still see the full OpenSSL output.
But if it's not hard to fix, I'd prefer we did. No CVE name yet.

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