Closed Bug 268975 Opened 16 years ago Closed 5 years ago

nsIBadCertListener has no public way to get hostname being talked to


(Core :: Security: PSM, enhancement)

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(Reporter: wbardwel, Unassigned)



(Whiteboard: [kerh-ehz])

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4.2) Gecko/20040308
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The various methods in nsIBadCertListener interface are given an
nsIInterfaceRequester and the certificate, but no public interface
that lets them get at the hostname being connected to.  That makes
it harder to write ones own nsIBadCertListener.  The nsIInterfaceRequestor
is infact a nsNSSSocketInfo which has the hostname, but that is a private
interface.  There should be a way to get at a public interface that
will say what the hostname being connected to is.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
Product: PSM → Core
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This is still a problem, still exactly as described.  Nobody else seems to be
using the mozilla stuff to do HTTP outside of just a browser.
Severity: normal → enhancement
Whiteboard: [kerh-ehz]
QA Contact: ui
Version: Other Branch → Trunk
Mass change owner of unconfirmed "Core:Security UI/PSM/SMime" bugs to nobody.
Search for kaie-20100607-unconfirmed-nobody
Assignee: kaie → nobody
Bug 327181 introduced nsIBadCertListener2.notifyCertProblem() that AFAICT provides hostname information.

See for the current location.
Closed: 5 years ago
Component: Security: UI → Security: PSM
Depends on: https-error-pages
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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