SSL/TLS Certificate Common Name Mismatch

Medium Web Application Scanning Plugin ID 112541


SSL/TLS Certificate Common Name Mismatch


The remote server presents a SSL/TLS certificate for which the Common Name and the Subject Alternative Name don't match the server's hostname.


Purchase or generate a new SSL/TLS certificate with the right Common Name or Subject Alternative Name to replace the existing one.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112541

Type: remote

Family: SSL/TLS

Published: 2019/02/05

Updated: 2019/02/05

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

Reference Information

CWE: 297

WASC: Insufficient Transport Layer Protection

OWASP: 2010-A9, 2013-A6, 2017-A3