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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2002-1183
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:29:59
Published 11 Dec 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Microsoft Windows 98 and Windows NT 4.0 do not properly verify the Basic Constraints of digital certificates, allowing remote attackers to execute code, aka "New Variant of Certificate Validation Flaw Could Enable Identity Spoofing" (CAN-2002-0862).

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 98

  • Microsoft Windows 98se

  • Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0


BID - 5410

MS - MS02-050

XF - ssl-ca-certificate-spoofing(9776)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:14