Re: IETF mail server and SSLv3

Russ Housley <housley@vigilsec.com> Thu, 03 March 2016 04:34 UTC

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Subject: Re: IETF mail server and SSLv3
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> If not, isn't there a chance that disabling SSLv3 will cause *SOME* email to fallback to non-encrypted?

http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/03/more-than-13-million-https-websites-imperiled-by-new-decryption-attack/

"DROWN shows that sometimes, bad crypto is even worse than no crypto," Graham Steel, cofounder and CEO of crypto software provider Cryptosense, told Ars. "Hopefully, DROWN will strengthen the general movement to eliminate weak crypto all over the Internet."