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Ken Giusti commented on PROTON-161:
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Posted a candidate fix to reviewboard:

https://reviews.apache.org/r/8449/

At this time, only exact string match is supported.   Need to add wildcard 
pattern matching, but that could be added in a later patch.

                
> SSL impl does not allow verification of the peer's identity
> -----------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: PROTON-161
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PROTON-161
>             Project: Qpid Proton
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: proton-c
>    Affects Versions: 0.3
>            Reporter: Ken Giusti
>            Assignee: Ken Giusti
>            Priority: Blocker
>
> The current SSL implementation validates the peer's certificate, and will not 
> permit the connection to come up if the certificate is invalid.
> However - it does not provide a way to check if the peer's identity as 
> provided in the certificate is the expected identity (eg, the same hostname 
> used to set up the TCP connection).  While a certificate may be valid (that 
> is, signed by a CA trusted by the client), it may not belong to the intended 
> destination.
> RFC2818 explains how this should be done - see section 3.1 Server Identity. 

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