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Author christian.heimes
Recipients christian.heimes, georg.brandl, giampaolo.rodola, janssen, larry, pitrou
Date 2013-11-25.09:48:55
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The patch implements check_hostname in order to match SSL certs with the peer's hostname in ftp, imap, nntp, pop and smtp library. So far the patch needs more tests and doc updates.

I consider the new feature a security fix. Right now everybody with any valid TLS/SSL certificate can claim that its certificate is valid for ''.
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