Fraudulent Digital Certificates Spoofing Vulnerability (2524375)

The host is installed with Microsoft Windows operating system and is prone to spoofing vulnerability.
Successful exploitation will allow remote attackers to spoof content, perform phishing attacks or perform man-in-the-middle attacks against all Web browser users including users of Internet Explorer. Impact Level: System.
This NVT has been superseded by KB2641690 Which is addressed in NVT gb_ms_fraudulent_digital_cert_spoofing_vuln.nasl (OID: Apply the Patch from below link, For updates refer to
The flaw is due to an error when handling the fraudulent digital certificates issued by Comodo and it is not properly validating its identity.
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and prior Windows XP Service Pack 3 and prior Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and prior Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 and prior Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and prior