Problems with specific certificate/key (Debian Bug #426013)

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos n.mavrogiannopoulos at
Fri Jan 4 08:39:32 CET 2008

On Jan 3, 2008 2:36 AM, Marc Haber <mh+gnutls-devel at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Simon writes:
> > Appears to be an unreprodicible problem with a specific
> > certificate/key which the user cannot reveal. Another certificate/key
> > from the same CA works fine. Theory: could it be CRLF problems? Other
> > non-ASCII characters in the file? Nothing indicates a real GnuTLS
> > problem here.
> > Conclusion: Likely not a GnuTLS problem.
> I think that this conclusion was built too fast, but we do not have
> sufficient information to know this.
> The original reporter has said in the mean time that there are no
> non-ascii chars in the file and that there are no CRLF issues here.
> Currently, it is suspected that GnuTLS has issues with the fact that
> the certificate is a wildcard certificate.

By reading this report, I'm really curious which gnutls version is used, and

whether the gnutls-serv and exim are linked on the same version of gnutls.
Does this occur if exim is linked on gnutls 2.2?

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