[openssl-users] Openssl failed to decrypt certificate without \r\n

Viktor Dukhovni openssl-users at dukhovni.org
Mon Sep 18 05:59:41 UTC 2017

> On Sep 17, 2017, at 10:23 PM, Zhang, Lily (USD) <Lily.Zhang at dell.com> wrote:
> Would you help me to take a look this certificate issue?
> In order to send out the file, I added ".txt" in the file name. Please remove it before test it.
> Leaf_no_rn.cer doesn't have \r\n in the BASE64 string, it can't be parsed by openssl.
> Leaf_with_rn.cer is the same as Leaf_no_rn.cer, but it has \r\n in BASE64 string. 
> Both the attached two certificates can be parsed by Windows.

This is expected, the OpenSSL PEM file reader does not support
input lines with IIRC more than 64 bytes.  PEM files are not
supposed to have longer lines.


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