[Sysadmins] Wilcard certs *.*.domain.tld ?

James Raftery james at now.ie
Tue Aug 18 23:41:51 IST 2009


On 18 Aug 2009, at 22:49, FRLinux wrote:
> Catching up on my emails while having returned from holidays. I am
> curious as of why the *\0. Certs is something i have experience with
> but haven't seen what you mention here. What does it do?

Takes advantage of a problem in a lot of SSL cert. handling code.  
Things get marked as OK that really aren't:

  http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/07/30/universal_ssl_certificate/


jm
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