[gnutls-devel] [PATCH] OCSP check the whole cert chain

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Mon Jan 19 15:33:47 CET 2015

On Sat, Jan 17, 2015 at 2:55 PM, Tim Rühsen <tim.ruehsen at gmx.de> wrote:
>> > (There's an RFC for stapling multiple certs in progress.) -  Matt
>> > Nordhoff"
>> > To me, this sounds reasonable. Shouldn't the ocsptool loop over the
>> > complete cert list and check each cert ? What do you think ?
>> Indeed, that would be the right thing to do. If there is a patch for
>> that I'll apply it.
> Hi Nikos,
> I made up a first patch to check the whole cert chain.
> Not sure what to do for e.g. www.google.com where the last cert in the chain
> is not verifiable via OCSP.

Thank you. I've applied a modified patch, where this is skipped. With
the updated patch, we check OCSP for the certificates we have
information to use. For the others, we simply cannot check them.


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