[stunnel-users] Distinguished Name (DN) is a cleartext network communication?

Tobias Dussa tobias.dussa at kit.edu
Fri Jan 9 07:50:26 CET 2009


> But this setup is senseless, since the DN is readable with a network sniffer. 
> It does not appear harmless any longer after a closer look into the network 
> traffic. But it have to. 
> Now, I need an other idea to implement such s service.

One easy solution that comes to mind is to deploy an outer SSL tunnel
for privacy and then set up an inner SSL tunnel for traffic
separation.  However, I think this would require stunnel on the client
side as well, at least for legitimate users.

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