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Self-signed TLS/SSL certificate

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/01/1995
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/16/2009
Modified
07/12/2012

Description

The server's TLS/SSL certificate is self-signed. Self-signed certificates cannot be trusted by default, especially because TLS/SSL man-in-the-middle attacks typically use self-signed certificates to eavesdrop on TLS/SSL connections.

Solution(s)

  • ssl-replace-self-signed-cert

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