Access Denied Erorr Due to Self-Signed Certificates in Certificate Chain (Doc ID 2277442.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 5.7 version, Privilege System

When attempting to authenticate via PAM plugin, failure results.


 

ERROR
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Access denied


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Set up MySQL Server with SSL chain certificates
2. Make one certificate a self-signed
3. Try and authenticate via SSL connection

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot authenticate to access MySQL Server.

Cause

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