Self-signed Expired Client Certificates Is Not Checked For Validity During SSL Handshake
(Doc ID 2904872.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 07, 2022
Applies to:Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
WebLogic is configured for two way SSL requiring client supplying a client certificate during SSL handshake. When the client uses an self-signed certificate and it has expired the WebLogic is not validating it and allows the handshake going through with no error. However, if a CA signed certificate is used as client certificate and the certificate has expired, the SSL handshake fails as expected and the WebLogic returns "bad certificate" error to the client.
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