Important: ca-certificates (SL6)

Synopsis: Important: ca-certificates security update
Issue Date: 2011-09-02
This package contains the set of CA certificates chosen by the Mozilla
Foundation for use with the Internet Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).

It was found that a Certificate Authority (CA) issued fraudulent HTTPS
certificates. This update removes that CA’s root certificate from the
ca-certificates package, rendering any HTTPS certificates signed by that CA
as untrusted. (BZ#734381)

All users should upgrade to this updated package. After installing the
update, all applications using the ca-certificates package must be
restarted for the changes to take effect.


– Scientific Linux Development Team