There is a problem with some secure connections when the peer certificate is checked

Bug #568089 reported by Nick Crouch on 2010-04-21
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
firefox (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: firefox

When loading the page https://secure.hippowaste.co.uk/collection/Login.aspx the error:

Secure Connection Failed
An error occurred during a connection to secure.hippowaste.co.uk.

Peer's certificate has an invalid signature.

(Error code: sec_error_bad_signature)

    * The page you are trying to view can not be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
    * Please contact the web site owners to inform them of this problem. Alternatively, use the command found in the help menu to report this broken site.

is given.

This page loads correctly (i.e. without error) running Firefox 3.6.3 on Windows XP32 so it seems there is a problem with Firefox checking (some) certificates.

System info:
Ubuntu 10.04beta2 (Ubuntu lucid (development branch) Release: 10.04)
Firefox Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:1.9.2.3) Gecko/20100415 Ubuntu/10.04 (lucid) Firefox/3.6.3

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: firefox 3.6.3+nobinonly-0ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-19.28-generic 2.6.32.10+drm33.1
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-19-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Apr 21 22:08:54 2010
FirefoxPackages:
 firefox 3.6.3+nobinonly-0ubuntu3
 firefox-gnome-support 3.6.3+nobinonly-0ubuntu3
 firefox-branding 3.6.3+nobinonly-0ubuntu3
 abroswer N/A
 abrowser-branding N/A
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Beta amd64 (20100406.1)
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_GB.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: firefox

Nick Crouch (nick-crouch) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in firefox (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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