Mozilla Blocking CCNIC’s CA Too

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Mattias Geniar, April 03, 2015

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So it isn’t just Google.

Sucks if you’re ordering your certificates through one of their intermediates, and being duped because of this.

… after public discussion and consideration of the scope and impact of a range of options, we have decided to update our code so that Mozilla products will no longer trust any certificate issued by CNNIC’s roots with a notBefore date on or after 1st April 2015.

Distrusting New CNNIC Certificates

Ouch.

The chain of trust is only as strong as its weakest link. Especially with Certificate Authorities.



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