[openssl-users] Bug 1.0.1f - selfsign ignores email_in_dn setting
jb-openssl at wisemo.com
Tue Jun 30 16:53:11 UTC 2015
On 30/06/2015 18:32, Ben Humpert wrote:
> 2015-06-24 1:35 GMT+02:00 Jakob Bohm <jb-openssl at wisemo.com>:
>> On 19/06/2015 16:24, Ben Humpert wrote:
>>> When the CSR contains an email address and the email_in_dn setting in
>>> the config file is set to "no" the email address is actually present
>>> in the issuer DN but not in the subject DN. This causes errors when
>>> verifying certificate chains since the subject hash is used to
>>> identify a cert but the issuer hash is different.
>> Are you sure, I have not seen this behavior in current
>> versions when making self-signed certificates, could
>> you provide step by step reproduction procedures to
>> cause this misbehavior?
> openssl req -new -out /etc/ssl/ca/RootCA.csr
> openssl ca -selfsign -in /etc/ssl/ca/RootCA.csr -out
> /etc/ssl/ca/RootCA.crt -notext -startdate 150101000000Z -enddate
Ah, I didn't even know about that "ca -selfsign" option,
I generally create my root certs using the req or x509
I wonder if the ca -selfsign variant takes its
email_in_DN option from a different section than regular
Besides, putting an e-mail attribute in a CSR for a CA
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