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PI68115: REMOVE 3DES CIPHERS FROM DEFAULT CIPHER LIST

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APAR status

  • Closed as Permanent restriction.

Error description

  • 3DES ciphers show up in the default list of ciphers.  They
    will be removed due to no longer being considered strong.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: 3DES ciphers are being removed from     *
    *                      default cipher list.                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    3DES ciphers are being removed from the default cipher list.
    

Problem conclusion

  • 3DES ciphers are being removed from the default HIGH cipher
    list but can be added in a custom list.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 7.0.0.43, 8.0.0.13, 8.5.5.11, 9.0.0.2, and 16.0.0.4.
    
    Please refer to the Recommended Updates page for delivery
    information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI68115

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PRS

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-08-25

  • Closed date

    2016-09-27

  • Last modified date

    2016-09-27

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  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PI68115

Modified date: 27 September 2016