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The (1) CertGetCertificateChain, (2) CertVerifyCertificateChainPolicy, and (3) WinVerifyTrust APIs within the CryptoAPI for Microsoft products including Microsoft Windows 98 through XP, Office for Mac, Internet Explorer for Mac, and Outlook Express for Mac, do not properly verify the Basic Constraints of intermediate CA-signed X.509 certificates, which allows remote attackers to spoof the certificates of trusted sites via a man-in-the-middle attack for SSL sessions, as originally reported for Internet Explorer and IIS.
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Date Entry Created
20020815 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20061101)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Cole, Green, Wall
NOOP(2) Christey, Cox
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> Note: CVE-2002-0828 is an earlier discovery of this candidate.
   That candidate will be REJECTED in favor of this one,
   which comes from a more authoritative source and is
   more accurate.

Proposed (Legacy)
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