On Thu, Jul 28, 2005, Dr. Stephen Henson wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 28, 2005, coco coco wrote:
> > 
> > Ok, sounds simple enough, so I create a root CA with openssl, then sign a 
> > certificate
> > for a fictitious user, which use that to sign an Office VBA (just some dummy
> > stuff, doing nothing).
> > 
> > After loading up my VBA, I see it has no timestamp, and according to the
> > msdn site, the signature is timestamped by connecting to the CA (which 
> > issued
> > the certificate) and get the timestamp signed by that CA. And this is done
> > in the background, during code signing. I digged around, there's no other
> > way to do it.
> > 
> Well when I tried the timestamp could be added by using any appropriate
> timestamping server. At the time only VeriSign's was available, there may be a
> few more now: I notice there's a Thatwe timestamping CA in MSIE.
> The authenticode timestamping stuff at the time used a non-standard format,
> though it was documented.

Just found a link which may help:


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