[cabfpub] Small errors in the BRs

Rick Andrews Rick_Andrews at symantec.com
Mon Aug 24 23:04:02 UTC 2015


Thanks to you, we have a Bugzilla instance for tracking errata like this: https://bugzilla.cabforum.org/enter_bug.cgi


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From: public-bounces at cabforum.org [mailto:public-bounces at cabforum.org] On Behalf Of Gervase Markham
Sent: Monday, August 24, 2015 3:30 PM
Subject: [cabfpub] Small errors in the BRs

Hi everyone,

Kathleen has noticed a couple of errors in the BRs (1.3.0). I believe we have provisions for editorial discretion - is it OK for Ben or someone to fix them using that power? Details below.


" Subject Alternative Name Extension
Required/Optional: Required"

It's missing the line "Certificate Field: extensions:subjectAltName"


" Subject Distinguished Name Fields a. Certificate Field: subject:commonName (OID
Required/Optional: Deprecated (Discouraged, but not prohibited)
Contents: If present, this field MUST contain a single IP address or Fully‐Qualified Domain Name that is one of the values contained in the Certificate’s subjectAltName extension (see Section 9.2.1)."

The 9.2.1 should be

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