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Comodo fixes bug that led to issue of banned digital certificates

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    Comodo said Monday it fixed a bug that led to the issuance of some now-banned digital certificates. Other CAs might have the same problem, too.

    Under new rules from the CA/Browser Forum (CAB) that came into force on Nov. 1, certification authorities (CAs) are not supposed to issue new SSL/TLS (Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security) certificates for internal host names.

    Comodo had been preparing for the rule change, but a "subtle bug" was introduced in its issuing system on Oct. 30, wrote Rob Stradling, senior research and development scientist, in a post on the CAB Forum.

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