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Bug 857390 - MozNSS certificate database in SQL format cannot be used
MozNSS certificate database in SQL format cannot be used
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: openldap (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
high Severity medium
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Assigned To: Jan Vcelak
David Spurek
Depends On: 857373
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Reported: 2012-09-14 06:02 EDT by Jan Vcelak
Modified: 2015-03-02 00:27 EST (History)
6 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: openldap-2.4.23-29.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Cause: TLS_CACERTDIR has a prefix which specifies used Mozilla NSS database type (like 'sql:') and TLS operation is requested. Consequence: The certificate database fails to open. Fix: Patch applied, which removes the database type prefix, when checking the existence of the directory with certificate database. Result: The certificate database is successfully opened even if the database type prefix is used.
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Clone Of: 857373
Last Closed: 2013-02-21 04:46:25 EST
Type: Bug
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2013:0364 normal SHIPPED_LIVE openldap bug fix and enhancement update 2013-02-20 15:52:54 EST

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Description Jan Vcelak 2012-09-14 06:02:38 EDT
This problem is present in RHEL-6 as well.

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

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #857373 +++

Description of problem:

MozNSS certificate database in newer SQL format cannot be used. Database prefix is recognized incorrectly.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. certutil -d sql:/tmp/certdb -N
2. certutil -d sql:/tmp/certdb -A -n ca -t TC,, -a -i /tmp/ca.pem
3. LDAPTLS_CACERTDIR=sql:/tmp/certdb ldapsearch -x -ZZ -d1
Actual results:

TLS: certdb config: configDir='sql:/tmp' tokenDescription='ldap(0)' certPrefix='certdb' keyPrefix='certdb' flags=readOnly
TLS: cannot open certdb 'sql:/tmp', error -8018:Unknown PKCS #11 error.
TLS: could not get info about the CA certificate directory sql:/tmp/certdb - error -5950:File not found.
ldap_start_tls: Connect error (-11)
        additional info: TLS error -8172:Peer's certificate issuer has been marked as not trusted by the user.

Expected results:

TLS: certdb config: configDir='sql:/tmp/certdb' tokenDescription='ldap(0)' certPrefix='' keyPrefix='' flags=readOnly
TLS: using moznss security dir sql:/tmp/certdb prefix .

Additional info:

Not a regression, this seems to be a problem since switching to MozNSS.

--- Additional comment from jvcelak@redhat.com on 2012-09-14 11:00:18 CEST ---

Created attachment 612778 [details]

Upstream submission will follow.

--- Additional comment from jvcelak@redhat.com on 2012-09-14 11:57:19 CEST ---

Upstream report:
Comment 2 Jan Vcelak 2012-09-25 12:10:30 EDT
Resolved in: openldap-2.4.23-29.el6
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-21 04:46:25 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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