USN-1197-7: ca-certificates-java vulnerability
27 March 2012
A certificate authority mis-issued fraudulent certificates.
- ca-certificates-java - Common CA certificates (JKS keystore)
USN-1197-5 addressed an issue in ca-certificates pertaining to the Dutch
Certificate Authority DigiNotar mis-issuing fraudulent certificates.
This update provides the corresponding update for ca-certificates-java.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Dutch Certificate Authority DigiNotar had
mis-issued multiple fraudulent certificates. These certificates could allow
an attacker to perform a "machine-in-the-middle" (MITM) attack which would make
the user believe their connection is secure, but is actually being
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart any application using
ca-certificates-java to make all the necessary changes.