CVE-2014-3566 Instructions to Mitigate the SSL v3.0 Vulnerability (aka "Poodle Attack") for JVM Diagnostics (JVMD) in Oracle Enterprise Manager (Doc ID 2016496.1)

Last updated on JUNE 14, 2017

Applies to:

APM - Application Performance Management - Version 11.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.7.0 [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This document provides instructions on how to disable the SSL v3.0 for JVM Diagnostics (JVMD) Engine/Manager in Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud / Grid Control.

This is related to the vulnerability referenced in CVE-2014-3566 (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption, or "Poodle").
It is the result of a design flaw in SSL v3.0. It does not affect TLS and is limited to SSL v3.0.
The vulnerability can be mitigated by configuring the components of Oracle Enterprise Manager to accept only TLS.

Solution

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