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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Opera Vendors:   Opera Software
Opera Fails to Check Revoked Intermediate Certificates
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022799
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022799
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 1 2009
Impact:   Modification of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 10.00
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Opera. The browser fails to check for revoked intermediate certificates.

For certificates not served by the destination web site, Opera does not check the revocation status for intermediate certificates. If the intermediate certificate has been revoked, the browser may incorrectly display the connection as secure.

Impact:   The browser may fail to detect revoked intermediate certificates.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (10.00).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/929/

Vendor URL:  www.opera.com/support/kb/view/929/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (FreeBSD), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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