[erlang-bugs] possible bug in ssl and/or public_key module (R13 and R14)

Filipe David Manana <>
Thu Sep 23 22:51:58 CEST 2010

Regarding the suggestion:

>    3) For the verify function, it receives {bad_cert, unknown_ca} when a certificate is self-signed? I would like to distinguish between unknown CAs and >self-signed certificates (certificate signed by the target host).

>> I think you have a point here we will look in to this.

Is there any standard (more formal) procedure to submit the suggestion
to the OTP team, or posting to this mailing list is enough?


On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 1:48 PM, Ingela Anderton Andin
<> wrote:
> Hi!
> Filipe David Manana wrote:
>> Ingela, I applied that patch and it's working now :)
>> It does still print the warning
>> =INFO REPORT==== 23-Sep-2010::12:24:43 ===
>> SSL WARNING: Ignoring CA cert:
>> <<48,130,3,251,48,130,2,227,160,3,2,1,2,2,1,1,
>>                               [...]
>> (as it's supposed to)
>>  I noticed you deleted your github branch.
>> I'm interested in patching OTP R13B03 / R13B04 and eventually R14.
>> Which commits from your now deleted github branch (still have a local
>> copy) do I need to pick?
> You need the changes from the branch ia/ssl-asn1-spec-dss-params
> <http://github.com/IngelaAndin/otp/tree/ia%2Fssl-asn1-spec-dss-params> + the
> patch I sent you.
> If you want the shorter warning message you can pick it from the  branch
> ia/ssl-and-public_key/backwards-compatibility/OTP-8858
> <http://github.com/IngelaAndin/otp/tree/ia%2Fssl-and-public_key%2Fbackwards-compatibility%2FOTP-8858>
> that replaces the one I deleted that by mistake was almost identical to
> ia/ssl-asn1-spec-dss-params
> <http://github.com/IngelaAndin/otp/tree/ia%2Fssl-asn1-spec-dss-params>.
> Regards Ingela Erlang/OTP team - Ericsson AB
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Filipe David Manana,

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