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bug #27130: Allow exemption of specific SSL certs

Submitted by:  Micah Cowan <micahcowan>
Submitted on:  Tue 28 Jul 2009 06:50:20 PM UTC  
 
Category:  Feature Request Severity:  2 - Minor
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  Confirmed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  None Operating System:  None
Reproducibility:  None Fixed Release:  None
Planned Release:  1.15 Regression:  None
Work Required:  1 - Days Patch Included:  None

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Tue 28 Jul 2009 06:50:20 PM UTC, original submission:

As an alternative to the blanket --no-check-certificates. For instance, if a site uses a self-signed certificate, but you are certain that the certificate is genuine, it's still better to make an explicit exemption for that certificate, than to allow just any cert to be used (as that will permit man-in-the-middles).

Micah Cowan <micahcowan>

 

(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

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