[openssl-users] Why is this OCSP response reporting a hash using SHA1?
rgm at htt-consult.com
Mon Sep 11 16:33:30 UTC 2017
On 09/11/2017 12:23 PM, Salz, Rich via openssl-users wrote:
> Ah, put -sha256 in the CLIENT request. Seems kind of backward. Or at
> least the server should have some control over the hash used?
> Well, it is the client that is making the request, so therefore the client needs to hash the cert information.
Ah, I see. I was looking at this from the wrong side.
> A production-quality OCSP responder might have configuration controls to specify which type of digests it wants to see in the request. As with most of the OpenSSL command-line interface, it’s not a product.
Understood. This is mostly about providing a development/testing
environment. And if your standard calls out use of OCSP, then you
really should include that in testing. I am getting ready to focus on
the IETF SIngapore hackathon...
I would actually really like to have a SIMPLE OCSP responder. But so
far have not found one. freeIPA has one buried within it, but that is
too disruptive to install unless you buy into freeIPA.
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