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MFSA2008-31 Firefox: Peer-trusted certs can use alt names to spoof (CVE-2008-2809)

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MFSA2008-31 Firefox: Peer-trusted certs can use alt names to spoof (CVE-2008-2809)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/08/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Mozilla 1.9 M8 and earlier, Mozilla Firefox 2 before 2.0.0.15, SeaMonkey 1.1.5 and other versions before 1.1.10, Netscape 9.0, and other Mozilla-based web browsers, when a user accepts an SSL server certificate on the basis of the CN domain name in the DN field, regard the certificate as also accepted for all domain names in subjectAltName:dNSName fields, which makes it easier for remote attackers to trick a user into accepting an invalid certificate for a spoofed web site.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-2_0_0_15

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