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Mozilla security issue: non-FQDN cert name matching is insecure

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Mozilla security issue: non-FQDN cert name matching is insecure

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
02/12/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/06/2005
Modified
07/22/2012

Description

The system is running a vulnerable version of the Mozilla browser. A non-FQDN URI hostname can match part of a cert name w/out a warning dialog. Could be used for spoofing if an attacker had control of machines on your default DNS search path.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-latest

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