[rfc-dist] RFC 6176 on Prohibiting Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Version 2.0

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        RFC 6176

        Title:      Prohibiting Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 
                    Version 2.0 
        Author:     S. Turner, T. Polk
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       March 2011
        Mailbox:    turners at ieca.com, 
                    tim.polk at nist.gov
        Pages:      4
        Characters: 7642
        Updates:    RFC2246, RFC4346, RFC5246

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tls-ssl2-must-not-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6176.txt

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).

This document is a product of the Transport Layer Security Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
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