MS02-050: Certificate Validation Flaw Could Enable Identity Spoofing (328145)

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Synopsis :

It is possible to spoof user identities.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the CryptoAPI that could allow an
attacker to spoof the identity of another user with malformed SSL
certificates.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms02-050

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000 and XP.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11145 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5410

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0862
CVE-2002-1183