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

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11145 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5410

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0862