SSL fingerprint verification
d.s at daniel.shahaf.name
Tue Aug 30 23:32:02 BST 2011
Johannes Stezenbach wrote on Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 00:14:27 +0200:
> It's better to use just the one CA cert you need and hopefully trust.
Another thing: sslcacertfile requires a full certificate chain; the
proposed sslfingerprint requires only verifying the tail of the chain
(ie, the vendor's certificate, ignoring the CA's certificate).
Which may be more useful --- for the same reason that being able to
specify only the tail of the chain, rather than the full chain, in the
sslcacertfile might presumably be useful.
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