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Verisign Class 3 Extended Validation SSL CA missing from the Certificate authorities

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Is Mozllia still including Verisign Class 3 Extended Validation SSL CA in their downloads? When I do fresh installations of version 3.6.13 and 4.0 Beta I am getting a sec_error_unknown_issuer and it doesn't appeare to have that CA in Certificate Manager.

Is Mozllia still including Verisign Class 3 Extended Validation SSL CA in their downloads? When I do fresh installations of version 3.6.13 and 4.0 Beta I am getting a sec_error_unknown_issuer and it doesn't appeare to have that CA in Certificate Manager.

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https://secure.mcafeeprotection.com/s/vstore_precheckout/tp1/binary2.aspx?pre=mav2011c-nr&tid=&source=_AV2011c

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That is an intermediate certificate that web servers need to send. Firefox only comes with the VeriSign root certificates and not with all other intermediate certificates.

See https://knowledge.verisign.com/support/ssl-certificates-support/index?page=content&id=AR1130

If the server isn't sending the certificate and you haven't visited a website that sends it then you need to install it yourself.
You can visit this web page to make Firefox store that certificate:

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That is an intermediate certificate that web servers need to send. Firefox only comes with the VeriSign root certificates and not with all other intermediate certificates. See https://knowledge.verisign.com/support/ssl-certificates-support/index?page=content&id=AR1130 If the server isn't sending the certificate and you haven't visited a website that sends it then you need to install it yourself.<br /> You can visit this web page to make Firefox store that certificate: * https://www.verisign.com/repository/index.html More: *https://www.verisign.com/support/verisign-intermediate-ca/secure-site-intermediate/index.html (VeriSign Class 3 Secure Server CA - G2) *https://www.verisign.com/support/install2/intermediate.html (VeriSign International Server CA - Class 3) *https://knowledge.verisign.com/support/ssl-certificates-support/index?page=content&id=AR1514 (VeriSign International Server CA - Class 3;VeriSign, Inc.)