[openssl-commits] [openssl] master update

Matt Caswell matt at openssl.org
Wed Apr 25 09:52:44 UTC 2018

The branch master has been updated
       via  bdb59d97a6a92498926ad8b3d5e166258339b447 (commit)
      from  4522e130c87c341342c640bba970f4b89755f1cb (commit)

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commit bdb59d97a6a92498926ad8b3d5e166258339b447
Author: Matt Caswell <matt at openssl.org>
Date:   Tue Apr 24 10:27:32 2018 +0100

    Fix documentation for the -showcerts s_client option
    This option shows the certificates as sent by the server. It is not the
    full verified chain.
    Fixes #4933
    Reviewed-by: Rich Salz <rsalz at openssl.org>
    (Merged from https://github.com/openssl/openssl/pull/6067)


Summary of changes:
 apps/s_client.c       | 3 ++-
 doc/man1/s_client.pod | 8 +++++---
 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/apps/s_client.c b/apps/s_client.c
index 89cddb3..9d463f6 100644
--- a/apps/s_client.c
+++ b/apps/s_client.c
@@ -637,7 +637,8 @@ const OPTIONS s_client_options[] = {
      "Disable name checks when matching DANE-EE(3) TLSA records"},
     {"reconnect", OPT_RECONNECT, '-',
      "Drop and re-make the connection with the same Session-ID"},
-    {"showcerts", OPT_SHOWCERTS, '-', "Show all certificates in the chain"},
+    {"showcerts", OPT_SHOWCERTS, '-',
+     "Show all certificates sent by the server"},
     {"debug", OPT_DEBUG, '-', "Extra output"},
     {"msg", OPT_MSG, '-', "Show protocol messages"},
     {"msgfile", OPT_MSGFILE, '>',
diff --git a/doc/man1/s_client.pod b/doc/man1/s_client.pod
index a06d3a6..5d33e1c 100644
--- a/doc/man1/s_client.pod
+++ b/doc/man1/s_client.pod
@@ -333,8 +333,9 @@ be used as a test that session caching is working.
 =item B<-showcerts>
-Display the whole server certificate chain: normally only the server
-certificate itself is displayed.
+Displays the server certificate list as sent by the server: it only consists of
+certificates the server has sent (in the order the server has sent them). It is
+B<not> a verified chain.
 =item B<-prexit>
@@ -695,7 +696,8 @@ a client certificate. Therefor merely including a client certificate
 on the command line is no guarantee that the certificate works.
 If there are problems verifying a server certificate then the
-B<-showcerts> option can be used to show the whole chain.
+B<-showcerts> option can be used to show all the certificates sent by the
 The B<s_client> utility is a test tool and is designed to continue the
 handshake after any certificate verification errors. As a result it will

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