MS KB2798897: Unauthorized Digital Certificates Could Allow Spoofing (deprecated)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 63380
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


This plugin has been deprecated.


The remote host is missing KB2798897, which updates the system's SSL certificate blacklist.


Install Microsoft KB2798897.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63380

File Name: smb_kb2798897.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1/4/2013

Updated: 8/30/2017

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, SMB/WindowsVersion, SMB/ProductName

Patch Publication Date: 1/3/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/3/2013

Reference Information

MSKB: 2798897