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CWE - 297 : Improper Validation of Host-specific Certificate Data

CWE Definition http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/297.html
Number of vulnerabilities: 8
Description Host-specific certificate data is not validated or is incorrectly validated, so while the certificate read is valid, it may not be for the site originally requested.
Background Details
Other Notes If the host-specific data contained in a certificate is not checked, it may be possible for a redirection or spoofing attack to allow a malicious host with a valid certificate to provide data, impersonating a trusted host. While the attacker in question may have a valid certificate, it may simply be a valid certificate for a different site. In order to ensure data integrity, we must check that the certificate is valid and that it pertains to the site that we wish to access.

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