SSL Certificate with Wrong Hostname

medium Nessus Plugin ID 45411

Synopsis

The SSL certificate for this service is for a different host.

Description

The 'commonName' (CN) attribute of the SSL certificate presented for this service is for a different machine.

Solution

Purchase or generate a proper SSL certificate for this service.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 45411

File Name: ssl_cert_wrong_host.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 4/3/2010

Updated: 4/27/2020

Dependencies: ssl_supported_versions.nasl, ssl_cert_CN_mismatch.nasl, ifconfig_inet4.nasl, ifconfig_inet6.nasl, netbios_multiple_ip_enum.nasl, wmi_list_interfaces.nbin, alternate_hostnames.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Ssl certificate for this service is for a different host.

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SSL/Supported