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Mozilla security issue: Malicious certificates can permanently break HTTPS/SSL

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Mozilla security issue: Malicious certificates can permanently break HTTPS/SSL

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/18/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/06/2005
Modified
08/28/2013

Description

Mozilla 1.5 through 1.7 allows a CA certificate to be imported even when their DN is the same as that of the built-in CA root certificate, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service to SSL pages because the malicious certificate is treated as invalid.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-latest

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