[Python-Dev] https:bugs.python.org -- Untrusted Connection (Firefox)

Oleg Broytman phd at phdru.name
Mon Aug 18 22:30:43 CEST 2014

On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 03:26:48PM -0500, Ian Cordasco <graffatcolmingov at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 3:22 PM, Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org> wrote:
> > It uses a CACert certificate, which your system probably doesn't trust.
> >
> > On Mon, Aug 18, 2014, at 13:12, Terry Reedy wrote:
> >> Firefox does not want to connect to https:bugs.python.org. Plain
> >> bugs.python.org works fine. Has the certificate expired?
> Benjamin that looks accurate. I see the same thing as Terry (on
> Firefox 31) and the reason is:
> bugs.python.org uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate
> is not trusted because no issuer chain was provided. (Error code:
> sec_error_unknown_issuer)

   Aha, I see now -- the signing certificate is CAcert, which I've
installed manually.

     Oleg Broytman            http://phdru.name/            phd at phdru.name
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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