[Python-Dev] Validating SSL By Default (aka Including a Cert Bundle in CPython)

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Mon Jun 3 20:56:45 CEST 2013

On 06/03/2013 11:34 AM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Jun 2013 14:12:34 -0400
> Donald Stufft wrote:
>> I worry with the current situation people will just use TLS connections without realizing it's not being verified and thinking they are "safe".
> Yet there's quite a visible warning in the docs:
> http://docs.python.org/dev/library/urllib.request.html

As has been been mentioned elsewhere, at the very least we should change cadefault to True for secure-type connections. 
  The dangerous/unexpected behavior should not be the default.


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