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Bug #7288

The field 'Distinguished name Organization' contains invalid characters

Added by Marcel Hellwig 2 months ago. Updated about 1 month ago.

Status:
Needs Patch
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
Certificates
Target version:
Start date:
02/21/2017
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Affected version:
All
Affected Architecture:
All

Description

I'd like to create a certificate which "Organizational Unit" contains a german form of organisation, namely GmbH & Co. KG which is currently not possible due to & ad . . I see, that you want to prevent some kind of shell exploit, but this should be allowed (escape them properly is possible the best thing to do :) )

History

#1 Updated by Kill Bill 2 months ago

Duplicate of Bug #6432.

#2 Updated by Marcel Hellwig 2 months ago

Kind of duplicate. It's status has been changed to resolv and that's not a solution for this problem! (neither for the other one)
If the other one will be fixed properly, I'll close this one in favor for it.

#3 Updated by Jim Pingle about 1 month ago

  • Project changed from pfSense Packages to pfSense
  • Category set to Certificates
  • Status changed from New to Needs Patch
  • Target version set to Future
  • Affected version set to All
  • Affected Architecture set to All

Looks like it may be possible to use UTF-8 but it would require significant work to ensure everything functions properly in that area, perhaps even a per-certificate UTF-8 option so encoding/decoding can be handled properly. And that's assuming any of it actually works in PHP's OpenSSL library.

I don't see this being worth the effort it would take to make work, but if someone wants to tackle the project, patches are welcome.

#4 Updated by Jim Thompson about 1 month ago

  • Assignee set to Steve Beaver

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