[Mono-bugs] [Bug 346812] New: Wildcard are not supported in server certificates

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           Summary: Wildcard are not supported in server certificates
           Product: Mono: Class Libraries
           Version: SVN
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: Enhancement
          Priority: P5 - None
         Component: Mono.Security
        AssignedTo: spouliot at novell.com
        ReportedBy: gert.driesen at pandora.be
         QAContact: mono-bugs at ximian.com
          Found By: ---

Currently, TlsServerCertificate.CheckDomainName does not support wildcard

A website that uses such a certificate is:

The fact that this is not yet supported is clearly documented in the code.

I found some information on how MS implements this: 

As described in RFC 2595, Microsoft's implementation allows a * in the leftmost
element of the server's CN only. Within that leftmost element, there can be
text to the left of the * but not to the right. 


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