[Help-gnutls] Self-signed certificates vs Opera

Nikos Mavroyanopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Thu Apr 29 23:10:45 CEST 2004

On Thursday 29 April 2004 21:25, Philipp Hancke wrote:

> Hi,
> I just ran into some strange behaviour of Opera in conjuction with
> gnutls. It does not like accessing pages with self-signed certificates.
> Hopefully the following is reproducible
> 1) try an gnutls https server, e.g. https://www.gnutls.org:5555/
>     with an self-signed certificate

The gnutls.org server does not have a self-signed certificate.
It is signed by a CA that probably opera does not trust.

> 2) accept the certificate for the session
> [i can not see what this server produces then, mine gives an
>   An error was encountered at the TLS Finished packet calculation. ]
> 3) hit stop, then reload and everything works.
> Also this does not occur when the self-signed certificate is
> installed/trusted.
This sounds like a problem of opera.

> Can anyone reproduce this? Even better, is anyone able to fix it? :)
I'm not sure it's a gnutls problem, but anyway with that information there is 
not much I can do. Try running "gnutls-http-serv -d 3" in the src/ directory, 
connect with opera on it and send me the output.

> Philipp

Nikos Mavroyanopoulos

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