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Microsoft Releases Security Advisory

Original release date: August 15, 2013

Microsoft has released Security Advisory 2862973 impacting applications and services using certificates with the MD5 hashing algorithm. Usage of the MD5 hash algorithm in certificates could allow an attacker to spoof content, perform phishing attacks, or perform man-in-the-middle attacks.

US-CERT encourages administrators to review Microsoft Security Advisory 2862973 and Knowledge Base article 2862966 and follow best practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.

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