SSLsocket.getpeercert - request to return ALL the fields of the certificate.

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Nov 13 05:52:19 CET 2014


On 11/12/2014 08:39 PM, John Nagle wrote:
>    In each revision of "getpeercert", a few more fields are returned.
> Python 3.2 added "issuer" and "notBefore".  Python 3.4 added
> "crlDistributionPoints", "caIssuers", and OCSP URLS. But some fields
> still aren't returned.  I happen to need CertificatePolicies, which
> is how you distinguish DV, OV, and EV certs.
>
>     Here's what you get now:
>
> {'OCSP': ('http://EVSecure-ocsp.verisign.com',),
>   'caIssuers': ('http://EVSecure-aia.verisign.com/EVSecure2006.cer',),
>   'crlDistributionPoints':
> ('http://EVSecure-crl.verisign.com/EVSecure2006.crl',),
>   'issuer': ((('countryName', 'US'),),
>              (('organizationName', 'VeriSign, Inc.'),),
>              (('organizationalUnitName', 'VeriSign Trust Network'),),
>              (('organizationalUnitName',
>                'Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)06'),),
>              (('commonName', 'VeriSign Class 3 Extended Validation SSL
> CA'),)),
>   'notAfter': 'Mar 22 23:59:59 2015 GMT',
>   'notBefore': 'Feb 20 00:00:00 2014 GMT',
>   'serialNumber': '69A7BC85C106DDE1CF4FA47D5ED813DC',
>   'subject': ((('1.3.6.1.4.1.311.60.2.1.3', 'US'),),
>               (('1.3.6.1.4.1.311.60.2.1.2', 'Delaware'),),
>               (('businessCategory', 'Private Organization'),),
>               (('serialNumber', '2927442'),),
>               (('countryName', 'US'),),
>               (('postalCode', '60603'),),
>               (('stateOrProvinceName', 'Illinois'),),
>               (('localityName', 'Chicago'),),
>               (('streetAddress', '135 S La Salle St'),),
>               (('organizationName', 'Bank of America Corporation'),),
>               (('organizationalUnitName', 'Network Infrastructure'),),
>               (('commonName', 'www.bankofamerica.com'),)),
>   'subjectAltName': (('DNS', 'mobile.bankofamerica.com'),
>                      ('DNS', 'www.bankofamerica.com')),
>   'version': 3}
>
>     How about just returning ALL the remaining fields and finishing
> the job?  Thanks.

This would be much better on the issue tracker:  https://bugs.python.org

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~Ethan~



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