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mozilla -- built-in CA certificates may be overridden


Under some situations, Mozilla will automatically import a certificate from an email message or web site. This behavior can be used as a denial-of-service attack: if the certificate has a distinguished name (DN) identical to one of the built-in Certificate Authorities (CAs), then Mozilla will no longer be able to certify sites with certificates issued from that CA.



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