SSL Certificate with Wrong Hostname

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 45411


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


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


Purchase or generate a proper certificate for this service.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 45411

File Name: ssl_cert_wrong_host.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 2010/04/03

Updated: 2017/06/05

Dependencies: 24272, 46180, 56984, 45410, 43815, 25202, 25203

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#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