Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#5930 closed defect (fixed)

HTTPS on certain AWS sites broken

Reported by: cypherpunks Owned by: pde
Priority: Low Milestone:
Component: HTTPS Everywhere/EFF-HTTPS Everywhere Version:
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I came across a problem today where HTTPS Everywhere was preventing access to certain AWS protected content. Instead of getting the download I received an XML document such as the following:


<Message>The bucket you are attempting to access must be addressed using the specified endpoint. Please send all future requests to this endpoint.</Message>


Turning off HTTPS Everywhere support for AWS fixed the problem.

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Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by pde

I fear this bug is going to unreproducible unless we know what URLs and context produced this error message.

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by jbboehr

I can show how to reproduce this issue.

Here is the link:

Which is rewritten to:

Which should be:

I wonder if Amazon recently changed this, as I believe this had been working as of a couple months ago (although I may be mistaken).

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by pde

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

jbboehr's example has been fixed in 3.0, but I'm unsure about the original report regarding Certainly we've had to add exclusions for some specific domains like that:

Anyway, I'm closing this for now but if there's a concrete request for us to exclude from HTTPS protection, please reopen.

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