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Re: [Openvpn-users] Re: IP Allocation


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Re: IP Allocation
  • From: Charles Duffy <cduffy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 00:10:42 -0600

On Thu, 2005-01-13 at 06:05 +0000, Helder Miguel Gaspar Rodrigues wrote:
> - -tls-remote name
> ~    Accept connections only from a host with X509 name or common name
> equal to name. The remote host must also pass all other tests of
> verification.
> 
> cant the attacker create a cert with the same common name and make the
> attack?

A cert with the same common name, sure.

A cert with the same common name, signed by your CA -- not if you keep
your CA's private key hidden away securely.



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