[kde-community] Firefox currently unable to access KDE websites

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Mon Dec 28 11:33:58 UTC 2015


On Tue, Dec 29, 2015 at 12:28 AM, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Due to an as yet unknown reason, it is not currently possible to use
> Firefox to access KDE.org websites. Attempting to do so will yield an
> Bad OCSP response, which Firefox refuses to permit you to bypass.
>
> The suggested workaround at this time is to either:
> a) Disable OCSP verification
> b) Use an alternative browser, such as Google Chrome / Chromium (which
> is not affected).
>
> Please note that our certificate is valid and has not been revoked -
> this is a browser specific defect in Mozilla's software or our
> Certificate Authority's infrastructure. They have been advised of the
> issue.

As a clarification, no change was made to KDE infrastructure which
caused this issue to occur.
The fault lies purely outside KDE infrastructure and is outside our control.

>
> Regards,
> Ben Cooksley
> KDE Sysadmin



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