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Bug 631000 - rhel6 openssl creates PKCS#8 encoded PEM RSA private key files, nss can't read them
rhel6 openssl creates PKCS#8 encoded PEM RSA private key files, nss can't rea...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: nss (Show other bugs)
All Linux
high Severity urgent
: rc
: 6.1
Assigned To: Elio Maldonado Batiz
Aleš Mareček
: 614531 630102 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 630102
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Reported: 2010-09-07 11:16 EDT by Dennis Gilmore
Modified: 2016-08-22 16:40 EDT (History)
8 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: nss-3.12.9-1.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-05-19 10:03:31 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2011:0692 normal SHIPPED_LIVE nspr, nss, nss-softokn, and nss-util bug fix and enhancement update 2011-05-19 05:37:17 EDT

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Description Dennis Gilmore 2010-09-07 11:16:28 EDT
Description of problem:

RHEL 6's openssl creates PKCS#8 encoded PEM RSA private key files.

nss can not read them,  it breaks using ssl cert auth with curl for instance.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. get ssl cert from FAS (Fedora Account System)
2. try and upload new sources to lookaside cache
Actual results:
Fails with ssl error

Expected results:
sources to be uploaded

Additional info:

This has been fixed in Fedora
Comment 2 Elio Maldonado Batiz 2010-09-10 13:42:08 EDT
(In reply to comment #0) 
> This has been fixed in Fedora
Yes, and the associated Fedora bug was cloned for RHEL-6 as
Comment 3 Elio Maldonado Batiz 2010-10-14 17:23:40 EDT
*** Bug 614531 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Elio Maldonado Batiz 2010-10-14 17:24:49 EDT
*** Bug 630102 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 14 errata-xmlrpc 2011-05-19 10:03:31 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,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

Comment 15 David Woodhouse 2016-08-22 16:40:13 EDT
Works for unencrypted PKCS#8 keys. Doesn't seem to work if they have a passphrase...

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