thunderbird refuses to 'accept certificate permanantly' when sending through a TLS mail server



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13 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: Trent Lloyd, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)


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13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050405 Epiphany/1.6.2 (Ubuntu) (Ubuntu package 1.0.2)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050405 Epiphany/1.6.2 (Ubuntu) (Ubuntu package 1.0.2)

If you are attempting to send through a TLS smtp server with a self-signed
certificate, it loops asking whether you would like to accept permanantly, for
this session or reject the certificate.

If you select the option to accept permanantly, it just throws the dialog back
at you, the other two options work as expected.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Setup an outgoing TLS mail server with a self-signed certificate.
2. Compose an email
3. Hit send
4. Select 'accept this certificate permanantly'

Actual Results:  
The dialog asking that question comes back up, over and over again.

Expected Results:  
It accepts the certificate and never asks about it again.

Workaround: simply accept the certificate temporarily for each session, it gets
annoying after a while though.

Comment 1

13 years ago
Duplicate of/related to bug 221552?
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