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bug#9017: 24.0.50; gnutls.c: [0] (Emacs) fatal error: Key usage violatio


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#9017: 24.0.50; gnutls.c: [0] (Emacs) fatal error: Key usage violation in certificate has been detected.
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 20:39:56 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.92 (gnu/linux)

Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:

> gnutls.c: [0] (Emacs) fatal error: Key usage violation in certificate
> has been detected.
>
> we should at least tell the user "hey, maybe 
>
> (setq gnutls-algorithm-priority "normal:-dhe-rsa"
>
> would work for you.  Do you want to try it?"
>
> I don't think it should be tried automatically.  That's convenient but
> insecure.  The priority string above basically disables security.

Oh, I thought it just disabled the dhe-rsa-algorithm?  Which would then
allow gnutls to fall back on different algos?

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