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KB2718704: Unauthorized Digital Certificates Could Allow Spoofing

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KB2718704: Unauthorized Digital Certificates Could Allow Spoofing

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/03/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/11/2012
Modified
02/16/2017

Description

Microsoft is aware of active attacks using unauthorized digital certificates derived from a Microsoft Certificate Authority. An unauthorized certificate could be used to spoof content, perform phishing attacks, or perform man-in-the-middle attacks. This issue affects all supported releases of Microsoft Windows.

Solution(s)

  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-xp-x64-2718704
  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-xp-x86-2718704
  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-2003-ia64-2718704
  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-2003-x64-2718704
  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-2003-x86-2718704
  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-vista-x64-2718704
  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-vista-x86-2718704
  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-2008-ia64-2718704
  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-2008-x64-2718704
  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-2008-x86-2718704
  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-7-x64-2718704
  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-7-x86-2718704
  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-2008-r2-ia64-2718704
  • install-microsoft-patch-windows-2008-r2-x64-2718704

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