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Request for Comments: 7568 M. Thomson
Updates: 5246 Mozilla
Category: Standards Track A. Pironti
ISSN: 2070-1721 INRIA
Deprecating Secure Sockets Layer Version 3.0
The Secure Sockets Layer version 3.0 (SSLv3), as specified in RFC
6101, is not sufficiently secure. This document requires that SSLv3
not be used. The replacement versions, in particular, Transport
Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 (RFC 5246), are considerably more secure and
This document updates the backward compatibility section of RFC 5246
and its predecessors to prohibit fallback to SSLv3.
Status of This Memo
This is an Internet Standards Track document.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force
(IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has
received public review and has been approved for publication by the
Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Further information on
Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.
Information about the current status of this document, any errata,
and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at
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