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IT29544: ARCFOUR (RC4) AND 3DES CIPHERS ARE NO LONGER IN DEFAULT LIST

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • SSH client and server profiles no longer enable ARCFOUR (RC4)
    and 3DES ciphers by default. These can be enabled if necessary
    but are considered weak.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ARCFOUR (RC4) and 3DES ciphers no longer enabled by default in
    SSH client/server profiles.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT29544

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    18X

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-07-02

  • Closed date

    2019-07-22

  • Last modified date

    2019-07-24

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Fixed component ID

    DP1234567

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 18X

Reference #: IT29544

Modified date: 24 July 2019