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mozilla -- hostname spoofing bug


When processing URIs that contain an unqualified host name-- specifically, a domain name of only one component-- Mozilla will perform matching against the first component of the domain name in SSL certificates. In other words, in some situations, a certificate issued to "" will be accepted as matching "www".



portaudit: mozilla -- hostname spoofing bug

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