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sr #108611: verify_ca() bypasses DANE checking if there are fewer than 2 certificates

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Submitted on:  Sun 06 Jul 2014 07:34:07 PM UTC  
Category: Extra libraryPriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 6 - SecurityStatus: None
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Sun 06 Jul 2014 09:05:04 PM UTC, comment #1:

I'm not sure what would be the proper behavior. What do you think would be better than returning an invalid request?

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav>
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Sun 06 Jul 2014 07:34:07 PM UTC, original submission:

If there are fewer than 2 certificates (i.e. 1) then the call to verify_ca() will return DANE_E_INVALID_REQUEST causing the client to ignore the TLSA records instead of rejecting the certificate (e.g. when there are only TLSA records with usage CA).



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