Websites with self-signed certificates not loading/shown

Bug #1323390 reported by Florian Boucault on 2014-05-26
This bug affects 1 person
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Olivier Tilloy

Bug Description

Steps to reproduce:

1. Go to a website with a self-signed certificate (e.g.

Current result: white/blank page with no loading feedback
Expected result: yes/no prompt as to whether or not the user trusts the website

Olivier Tilloy (osomon) wrote :

This is a missing API in oxide to expose this to embedders. This is the error I’m seeing:

    [0527/] CERT_PKIXVerifyCert for failed err=-8172

Changed in webbrowser-app:
status: New → Confirmed
Olivier Tilloy (osomon) wrote :

The following standalone QML example triggers the issue:

import QtQuick 2.0
import com.canonical.Oxide 1.0

WebView {
    width: 200
    height: 200
    url: ""

Changed in oxide:
status: New → Confirmed
Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson) wrote :

Thanks, I've marked this as a duplicate of bug 1214034. That's the next major task I'm working on after the sprint, so it should happen quite soon

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