Announcement: Let’s Encrypt will revoke a number of TLS/SSL certificates

Let’s Encrypt, the free and open certificate authority has announced the fact that they will start revoking a number of TLS/SSL certificates due to a bug discovered in the 2020.02.29 CAA Rechecking Bug .

The number of affected certificates is estimated to be 2,6% (3,048,289 out of ~116 million). The revocations are starting from 2020-03-04 20:00 UTC with a deadline of 2020-03-05 03:00 UTC.

In order to verify if your certificate is valid, please follow the tool they have provided. Visit and fill in your website’s address.

If your certificate is affected, head over to the SSL tab within the control panel and re-issue the certificate in order to avoid unpleasant situations. You should also check your e-mails as they have been notifying people about the incident.

The official announcement can be found here along with more details about the on-going situation: Let’s Encrypt Official Announcement

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