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Author fweimer
Recipients fweimer
Date 2013-05-15.10:25:06
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If the name in the certificate contains many "*" characters, matching the compiled regular expression against the host name can take a very long time.  Certificate validation happens before host name checking, so I think this is a minor issue only because it can only be triggered in cooperation with a CA (which seems unlikely).

The fix is to limit the number of "*" wildcards to a reasonable maximum (perhaps even 1).
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