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RFC 6176

"Prohibiting Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Version 2.0", March 2011

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 2246, RFC 4346, RFC 5246
Authors:
S. Turner
T. Polk
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tls (sec)

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Abstract

This document requires that when Transport Layer Security (TLS) clients and servers establish connections, they never negotiate the use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) version 2.0. This document updates the backward compatibility sections found in the Transport Layer Security (TLS). [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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