SSL Certificate 'commonName' Mismatch

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Synopsis :

The 'commonName' (CN) attribute in the SSL certificate does not match
the hostname.

Description :

The service running on the remote host presents an SSL certificate for
which the 'commonName' (CN) attribute does not match the hostname on
which the service listens.

Solution :

If the machine has several names, make sure that users connect to the
service through the DNS hostname that matches the common name in the

Risk factor :


Family: General

Nessus Plugin ID: 45410 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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