[TLS] Ordered list of cypher strengths

"Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond" <ocl@gih.com> Sat, 17 October 2009 10:44 UTC

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Subject: [TLS] Ordered list of cypher strengths
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Hello there,

could someone please point me to references or a page discussing cypher strengths and listing them in increasing order, in an email specific context? For example, I'm seeing emails transfers which seem to be using:

- AES256-SHA
- RC4-MD5
- DHE-RSA-AES256-SHA
- ADH-AES256-SHA
- EDH-RSA-DES-CBC3-SHA

etc.

I know of the page: http://www.openssl.org/docs/apps/ciphers.html which lists cypher suites, but are these listed in order of increasing strength?

Warm regards,

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Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond, PhD
http://www.gih.com/ocl.html