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Windows HTTP Services Certificate Name Mismatch Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6027

Windows HTTP Services (aka WinHTTP) in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 XP SP2 and SP3 Server 2003 SP1 and SP2 and Vista Gold allows remote web servers to impersonate arbitrary https web sites by using DNS spoofing to "forward a connection" to a different https web site that has a valid certificate matching its own domain name but not a certificate matching the domain name of the host requested by the user aka "Windows HTTP Services Certificate Name Mismatch Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-0089
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