The Network Security Services (NSS) library before 3.12.3, as used in
Firefox; GnuTLS before 2.6.4 and 2.7.4; OpenSSL 0.9.8 through 0.9.8k;
and other products support MD2 with X.509 certificates, which might
allow remote attackers to spoof certificates by using MD2 design flaws
to generate a hash collision in less than brute-force time. NOTE: the
scope of this issue is currently limited because the amount of
computation required is still large.
Note:References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
BUGTRAQ:20101207 VMSA-2010-0019 VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console
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