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CVE-2014-3566 Instructions to Mitigate the SSL v3.0 Vulnerability (aka "Poodle Attack") in Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid / Cloud Control (Doc ID 1938799.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 11.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.5.0 [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This document provides instructions to disable the SSL v3.0 in Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud and Grid Control versions 11.1.0.1.0 to 12.1.0.5.0 related to the security vulnerability referenced in CVE-2014-3566 (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption, or "Poodle")
This security vulnerability is the result of a design flaw only in SSL v3.0 and does not affect any TLS version.
This vulnerability can be mitigated by configuring the components of Oracle Enterprise Manager to accept only TLS.

 

Note that EM 13c Cloud Control uses TLSv1.2 for secure layer communications by default. See the following refernce for more information concerning the secure layer in EM 13c Cloud Control communicatrions:

Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Security Guide
Release 13.2
Chapter 3 Keeping Enterprise Manager Secure
3.2 Guidelines for SSL Communication
3.2.1 Ensure TLSv1.2 Protocol is Enabled

 

 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 1. Oracle Management Service
 1.1. Enter the EM console securing command
 1.2. For Oracle Management Server 11.1.x
 1.2.1. Add -Dweblogic.security.SSL.protocolVersion=TLS1 to JAVA_OPTIONS
 1.3. For Oracle Management Server 12..x
 1.3.1. Add -Dweblogic.security.SSL.protocolVersion=TLS1 for EMGC_OMS
 1.3.2. Add -Dweblogic.security.SSL.protocolVersion=TLS1 for Admin Server
 1.3.3. Add -Dweblogic.security.SSL.protocolVersion=TLS1 for BIP Server
 1.5. Restart the OMS
 2. Oracle Management Agent
 2.1.  Oracle Management Agent 12.x
 2.1.1. Edit the Agent properties
 2.1.1.1. Login to Enterprise Manager
 2.1.1.2. Select the Agents you want to modify
 2.1.1.3 Go to Parameters tab
 2.1.1.4 Submit the job
 2.1.1.5 Monitor the job for its results
 2.1.1.6 The Agents can be restarted after successful job completion
 2.1.1.7 Submit the job and monitor its progress. 
 2.1.2. Alternative configuration using emctl
 2.2. Oracle Management Agent 11.x
 3. Verification
  3.1. Verify SSLv2 acceptance by the agent or OMS
  3.2. Verify SSLv3 acceptance by the agent or OMS
 3.3. Verify TLSv1 acceptance by the agent or OMS
  Known issues
References

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