MS KB3046310: Improperly Issued Digital Certificates Could Allow Spoofing

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

This plugin has been deprecated.

Description :

The remote host is missing KB3046310, KB2677070 (automatic updater),
or the latest disallowed certificate update using KB2813430 (manual
updater). If KB2677070 has been installed, it has not yet obtained the
latest auto-updates.

Note that this plugin checks that the updaters have actually updated
the disallowed CTL list, not that the KBs listed are installed. This
approach was taken since the KB2677070 automatic updater isn't
triggered unless software that relies on SSL in the Microsoft
Cryptography API is being actively used on the remote host.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/3046310
http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3046310
http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2917500
http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2677070
http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2813430

Solution :

If using Windows Server 2003, run the updater listed on KB2917500;
otherwise, ensure that the Microsoft automatic updater for revoked
certificates (KB2677070) is installed and running.

Alternatively, install and use KB2917500 to update the certificates
offline.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 81884 ()

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