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Valid certifcate, but "ssl_error_bad_cert_domain"

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I have a SSL web-server xxx.yyy with a valid certificate that is signed by a CA known to Firefox.

When I access "https://xxx.yyy" everything is fine. When I access "https://xxx.yyy/some_page", I get the "This Connection is Untrusted" dialog, which tells me:

Technical Details xxx.yyy uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is only valid for @subject_cn@ (Error code: ssl_error_bad_cert_domain)

When I then try to add an exception, after some seconds it tells me: "Valid certificate: This site provides valid, certified identification. There is no need to add an exception".  And the "Confirm Security Exception" button stays greyed out.
Now I am stuck .... :-(

Thanks in advance

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I am suspecting the "@subject_cn@" wants to tell me something. Why doesn't it show the CN of the certificate (xxx.yyy)?

Just some more info: the SSL server is on a different network, behind a Socks5 proxy (firefox) configured to do DNS lookups. Maybe this is related...

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Some more info. The proxy configuration is not the problem. It might be that the certificate has a problem after all.

When inspecting the certificate with openssl, it shows;

> X509v3 Subject Alternative Name: > DNS:@subject_cn@, email:user@zzz.yyy

Is that a syntax recognized by firefox? Is that valid at all?
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