Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 987569
OCSP responses with very old thisUpdate are accepted as secure
Last modified: 2016-01-28 11:36:14 EST
Description of problem:
If an OCSP server sends a response with information that the source of revocation information (thisUpdate) is very old, the answer is still trusted.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a CRL with very old thisUpdate date and no nextUpdate date
2. Start OCSP responder that uses this CRL for revocation information
3. Try to validate certificate using openssl ocsp
Response verify OK
This Update: Jan 22 01:40:50 2013 GMT
(while current time is Tue Jul 23 18:41:31 CEST 2013)
specific certificate validation failure
This also happens if the nextUpdate is present and specifies some time in future.
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