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Security - Windows Phone fails to check certificate Common Names when synchronising email using SSL

Security - Windows Phone fails to check certificate Common Names when synchronising email using SSL

Windows Phone currently suffers from a security vulnerability when synchronising email to and from POP3 / IMAP / SMTP servers using SSL, according to a recent filing over at the US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team) website. The issue is pinpointed to Microsoft's mobile OS not verifying CN (Common Name) of server certificates when connecting to servers using SSL....

Rich Edmonds 32