Updated SSL codes

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Tue Nov 18 21:09:30 UTC 2014


On 11/17/2014 07:31 AM, GaryT wrote:
> Does anyone know how/from where I can upgrade my SSL codes on FireFox
> (v20) without having to completely reinstall it?
> 
> Most web sites apparently have new security codes and my SSL is now out
> of date.  The following message comes up every time.  It's annoying to 
> say the least.
> 
> *******************************************************************
> Secure Connection Failed
> An error occurred during a connection to www.xxxxxxxx.com.
> 
> Cannot communicate securely with peer:
> 	   no common encryption algorithm(s).
> 
>        (Error code: ssl_error_no_cypher_overlap)
> 
> The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the
> authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
> 
> Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.
> Alternatively, use the command found in the help menu to report this
> broken site.
> ********************************************************************
> 
> Much appreciated if someone can help.
> GaryT

The site probably uses SSL 3.0. Please see:

<http://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com/2014/10/this-poodle-bites-exploiting-ssl-30.html>
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3566>
<https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1076983>
<http://threatpost.com/browser-vendors-move-to-disable-sslv3-in-wake-of-poodle-attack/108852>
<https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2014/10/14/the-poodle-attack-and-the-end-of-ssl-3-0/>





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