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RHSA-2011:1248: ca-certificates security update

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RHSA-2011:1248: ca-certificates security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/02/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/07/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

This package contains the set of CA certificates chosen by the MozillaFoundation for use with the Internet Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).It was found that a Certificate Authority (CA) issued fraudulent HTTPScertificates. This update removes that CA's root certificate from theca-certificates package, rendering any HTTPS certificates signed by that CAas untrusted. (BZ#734381)All users should upgrade to this updated package. After installing theupdate, all applications using the ca-certificates package must berestarted for the changes to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-ca-certificates

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