Microsoft Security Advisory (2524375): Fraudulent Digital Certificates Could Allow Spoofing

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Revision Note: V2.0 (April 19, 2011): Added Windows Mobile 6.x, Windows Phone 7, Microsoft Kin, and Zune devices to affected software and devices.Summary: Microsoft is aware of nine fraudulent digital certificates issued by Comodo, a certification authority present in the Trusted Root Certification Authorities Store, on all supported releases of Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile 6.x, Windows Phone 7, Microsoft Kin, and Zune devices. Comodo advised Microsoft on March 16, 2011 that nine certificates had been signed on behalf of a third party without sufficiently validating its identity. These certificates may be used to spoof content, perform phishing attacks, or perform man-in-the-middle attacks against all Web browser users including users of Internet Explorer.

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