Bug 587753 - subscription-manager shouldn't use an ssl peer cert on register
subscription-manager shouldn't use an ssl peer cert on register
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: subscription-manager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Pradeep Kilambi
Brock Organ
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Blocks: 568421
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Reported: 2010-04-30 15:19 EDT by James Bowes
Modified: 2013-01-10 05:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-05-19 09:36:44 EDT
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Description James Bowes 2010-04-30 15:19:37 EDT
Description of problem:

1. deploy a standalone candlepin, and configure subscription manager to use it
2. run subscription-manager-cli register
   (you now have /etc/pki/consumer/*.pem files)
3. redeploy your standalone candlepin, with FORCECERT=1
4. run subscription-manager-cli register --force
   you'll get an ssl error.

sm sees that there's a peer cert, and loads it up for use, regardless of the command running. sm should not use the cert for a register command (just like initial registration). Alternatively, sm could detect a peer verify fail, and retry without the cert.

This will happen when switching from cert-fte to standalone, too.
Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2010-07-12 15:28:37 EDT
Potential fix sent to prad/jortel.
Comment 2 Bryan Kearney 2010-08-03 16:49:41 EDT
THis is fixed with the new secure/insecure mode.
Comment 5 wes hayutin 2010-08-09 18:30:23 EDT
[root@client01-rhel6-beta2 src]# ./subscription-manager-cli register --username=testuser1 --pass=password
506d9744-cf00-4717-830e-1be2193f1733 testuser1


[root@client01-rhel6-beta2 src]# ./subscription-manager-cli register --username=testuser1 --pass=password --force
0c1a5575-bdea-442d-8333-3241886d7ce4 testuser1
[root@client01-rhel6-beta2 src]# 

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2011-05-19 09:36:44 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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