Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
For the test suite, I've generated a server cert with:
Subject: C=US, ST=CA, O=OpenLDAP Foundation, OU=OpenLDAP Test Suite, CN=localhost
X509v3 Subject Alternative Name:
slapd is listening as:
-h ldap://localhost:9011/ ldaps://localhost:9012/ -d 0x4105
I.e., slapd is referring to itself as "localhost", and the cert fully refers
to itself as "localhost".
However, if I do a startTLS op to this host with reqcert set to "demand", it
TLS: hostname (u16build) does not match common name in certificate (localhost).
Given that everything is using "localhost", it seems to me it should succeed
rather than fail, and that this error is incorrect.
The issue seems to be this if statement in tls_o.c:
if( ldap_int_hostname &&
( !name_in || !strcasecmp( name_in, "localhost" ) ) )
if I remove the check against the "localhost" name, things succeed as
Is there something valid we are trying to protect against here?
"localhost" isn't a real hostname. If your host has a real hostname, it gets
used. That code has existed since 2001:
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