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 JULY 18, 2017

Applies to:

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


This document provides instructions to disable the SSL v3.0 in Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud and Grid Control versions to 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




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