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Re: Fix for issue 857: RFC-7230 compliant forwarding of client certificates

Maxim Dounin
November 24, 2016 08:40AM
Hello!

On Thu, Nov 24, 2016 at 02:15:17PM +0100, Flemming Frandsen wrote:

> Hi, I've been bitten by issue 857: https://trac.nginx.org/nginx/ticket/857
>
> I terminate TLS in nginx, but I need access to the full client certificate
> in the backend, so to that end I've been using $ssl_client_cert, but now
> I've upgraded the application to a version that is RFC 7230 compliant and
> that means blowing up when multi-line headers are seen.
>
>
> As there's no reason to have newlines in a PEM file, my fix for #857 is to
> remove all the newlines, as my PEM parser in the application already
> ignores all newlines this works perfectly for me.
>
> I think simply removing the newlines is a much better solution than url
> encoding the newlines as less code (in my case none at all) is needed to
> deal with no newlines than urldecoding.

The problem with removing newlines is that it requires custom code
to recover original PEM format.

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Maxim Dounin
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Fix for issue 857: RFC-7230 compliant forwarding of client certificates

Flemming Frandsen 744 November 24, 2016 08:16AM

Re: Fix for issue 857: RFC-7230 compliant forwarding of client certificates

Maxim Dounin 332 November 24, 2016 08:40AM

Re: Fix for issue 857: RFC-7230 compliant forwarding of client certificates

Flemming Frandsen 260 November 24, 2016 02:58PM

Re: Fix for issue 857: RFC-7230 compliant forwarding of client certificates

Maxim Dounin 283 November 25, 2016 07:00AM

Re: Fix for issue 857: RFC-7230 compliant forwarding of client certificates

Flemming Frandsen 266 November 25, 2016 09:08AM

Re: Fix for issue 857: RFC-7230 compliant forwarding of client certificates

Flemming Frandsen 298 November 28, 2016 04:22AM



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