Re: [secdir] [TLS] [certid] secdir review of draft-saintandre-tls-server-id-check-09

Marsh Ray <marsh@extendedsubset.com> Wed, 22 September 2010 19:57 UTC

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On 09/22/2010 01:31 PM, ArkanoiD wrote:
 > BTW, slightly offtopic here: whenever i connect to gmail.com, i get
 > certificate for mail.google.com. But i've yet to see any web browser
 > to complain! Where is the magic?

On 09/22/2010 02:37 PM, Marsh Ray wrote:
>
> Hopefully I'm overlooking something simple, but at first glance it would
> seem like either of these two conditions are true:
>
> 1. Multiple vendors are putting some kind of override table in their
> browsers with an entry for gmail.com.

This search
http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla1.9.2/search?string=[^%40]gmail.com&regexp=1&hitlimit=&tree=mozilla1.9.2

Doesn't return any hits. That search page is a little tricky though. It 
kept wanting to change my "^@" to "\0"! :-)

Which suggests that:
> 2. Browsers are running script from badly authenticated sources.

- Marsh