Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.12.3, Firefox before
3.0.13, Thunderbird before 18.104.22.168, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.18 do
not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the subject's
Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate, which allows
man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a
crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification
Authority. NOTE: this was originally reported for Firefox before 3.5.
Note:References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
MLIST:[oss-security] 20090903 More CVE-2009-2408 like issues
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