Closed Bug 1212464 Opened 4 years ago Closed 4 years ago

[ssl_error_bad_cert_domain] uses an invalid security certificate - only valid for *,


(Web Compatibility :: Desktop, defect)

Not set


(Not tracked)



(Reporter: miker206wa, Unassigned)



(1 file)

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:41.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/41.0
Build ID: 20150929144111

Steps to reproduce:

I received an email message containing several links, including the following:

Actual results:

When I click on these links (ONLY in FIREFOX), I get the following error.

No error occurs with these links in: MS-IE, Chrome, Opera.

This Connection is Untrusted

You have asked Firefox to connect securely to, but we can't confirm that your connection is secure.

Normally, when you try to connect securely, sites will present trusted identification to prove that you are going to the right place. However, this site's identity can't be verified.
What Should I Do?

If you usually connect to this site without problems, this error could mean that someone is trying to impersonate the site, and you shouldn't continue.

This site uses HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) to specify that Firefox only connect to it securely. As a result, it is not possible to add an exception for this certificate.

"Technical Details" uses an invalid security certificate.

The certificate is only valid for the following names:

(Error code: ssl_error_bad_cert_domain)

Expected results:

When I open these links in (MS-IE, Chrome, Opera), the page opens without error.
OS: Unspecified → Windows 7
The links are http but they redirect to https, and that's where the problem starts.
Component: Untriaged → Desktop
Ever confirmed: true
OS: Windows 7 → All
Product: Firefox → Tech Evangelism
Hardware: Unspecified → All
Summary: URL: ( is 'Untrusted' ONLY in Firefox !? → [ssl_error_bad_cert_domain] uses an invalid security certificate - only valid for *,
Version: 41 Branch → unspecified
Closed: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Product: Tech Evangelism → Web Compatibility
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