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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for ca-certificates (ALAS-2011-03)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for ca-certificates (ALAS-2011-03)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/10/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/10/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

This package contains the set of CA certificates chosen by the Mozilla Foundation for use with the Internet Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).

It was found that a Certificate Authority (CA) issued fraudulent HTTPS certificates. This update removes that CA's root certificate from the ca-certificates package, rendering any HTTPS certificates signed by that CA as untrusted.

All users should upgrade to this updated package. After installing the update, all applications using the ca-certificates package must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ca-certificates

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ca-certificates

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