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Message XCOMM1516W SSLv3 protocol enabled

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Article ID: 200756

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Products

XCOM Data Transport XCOM Data Transport - z/OS XCOM - SUPPORT

Issue/Introduction

This warning message is appearing in the log, how to eliminate it?

XCOMM1516W SSLv3 protocol enabled.

 

Cause

The system has detected that the SSLv3 protocol has been enabled and displays this warning message. This occurs when SSL_METHOD has been set to either V3 or ALL and the SSL_OPTION SSL_OP_NO_V3 has not been specified. This is an obsolete and insecure protocol. 

Environment

Release : 12.0

Component : CA XCOM Data Transport for z/OS

Resolution

This is a warning message and cannot be removed.

It is recommended to use any supported TLS SSL_METHOD such as TLS, TLSV1.1 or TLSv1.2, or higher when available, as vulnerabilities have been found with the SSLv3 protocol.