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Subject: SOAP::Transport::TCP in use with IO::Socket::SSL exits process when TLS authentication fail
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 09:36:50 +0200
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From: David Zurborg <>
If SOAP::Transport::TCP uses SSL, TLS authentication can be used. The server can verify a client certificate. But when this verification fails, the whole server process exits with exit code 255: "Can't call method "read" on an undefined value at /usr/share/perl5/SOAP/Transport/ line 210." Reason: In SOAP/Transport/ the sub handle() gets a list of ready Sockets. If TLS authentication is mandatory and fails, the socket will be closed by IO::Socket::SSL, but then SOAP::Transport::TCP still tries to read (on a undefined value) A workaround is, to check for defined values by using grep: line 207: for my $session (grep { defined } @ready) Now the server don't exit when TLS authentication fails. greetings from Oldenburg, Germany /David
Hi David, sorry for the late reply. SOAP::Transport::TCP is one of the modules I'd like to remove from the SOAP::Lite distribution, and put it into it's own (add-on) distro. Would you want to take over maintainership for a SOAP-Transport-TCP distro? Best regards, Martin
Hi, I moved the report to the (now separate) SOAP-Transport-TCP distro. As SOAP-Transport-TCP is now unmaintained, there's little hope someone aside from you will take care of this error. Best regards, Martin
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