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Status

Core Graveyard
Security: UI
VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 107491
15 years ago
2 years ago

People

(Reporter: Fabien Coelho, Assigned: Stephane Saux)

Tracking

Other Branch
x86
Linux

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007

Some error messages that occur with the SSL protocol are USELESS.

E.g. a web site request a client certificate, you send one but
it is refused because of a bad CA or it is expires : you get a
small dialog with "SSL error -11417" (or something alike) which
does not give the user a clue about what is the problem.

I had other problems with client certificates, and NEVER found
any help with the error messages.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. import an obsolete client certificate
2. connect to a web site which requires this certificate
3. watch the error message in the dialog box

Actual Results:  
the error message cannot lead to the actual problem.

Expected Results:  
It should have given a proper error message, not "error number -11471" or
whatever the number.
-> PSM
Assignee: general → ssaux
Component: Browser-General → Client Library
Product: Browser → PSM
QA Contact: general → bmartin
Version: Trunk → unspecified
Shouldn't the Severity be changed from 'Normal' to 'Enhancement' ?

(Reporter)
Could you attach the involved client certificate(s) and the URL(s) to reproduce
the behaviour ?

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 107491 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE

Updated

14 years ago
Component: Security: UI → Security: UI
Product: PSM → Core

Updated

12 years ago
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Product: Core → Core Graveyard
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