[Python-Dev] New problem accessing tracker with Firefox 50.0

Martin Panter vadmium at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 16:28:21 EST 2016

On 18/11/2016, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> Starting today, while reviewing the "Summary of Python tracker issues",
> I get the following for about half the clicks.
> """
> Secure Connection Failed
> An error occurred during a connection to bugs.python.org. A PKCS #11
> module returned CKR_DEVICE_ERROR, indicating that a problem has occurred
> with the token or slot. Error code: SEC_ERROR_PKCS11_DEVICE_ERROR
>      The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the
> authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
>      Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.
> [   Try Again   ]
> """
> So far, the Try Again button has always worked.
> I believe I upgraded Firefox (to 50.0) just last night, or possibly the
> night before.

Yesterday I started seeing this behaviour too. I have Firefox 43 and
haven’t updated any relevant libraries recently, so I assumed it was
the server’s fault :)

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