[Python-checkins] cpython (3.4): Issue #22638: SSLv3 is now disabled throughout the standard library.
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Sun Nov 23 15:50:40 CET 2014
user: Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net>
date: Fri Oct 17 19:28:30 2014 +0200
Issue #22638: SSLv3 is now disabled throughout the standard library.
It can still be enabled by instantiating a SSLContext manually.
Lib/ssl.py | 3 +++
Misc/NEWS | 3 +++
2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
diff --git a/Lib/ssl.py b/Lib/ssl.py
@@ -458,6 +458,9 @@
context = SSLContext(protocol)
# SSLv2 considered harmful.
context.options |= OP_NO_SSLv2
+ # SSLv3 has problematic security and is only required for really old
+ # clients such as IE6 on Windows XP
+ context.options |= OP_NO_SSLv3
if cert_reqs is not None:
context.verify_mode = cert_reqs
diff --git a/Misc/NEWS b/Misc/NEWS
@@ -36,6 +36,9 @@
+- Issue #22638: SSLv3 is now disabled throughout the standard library.
+ It can still be enabled by instantiating a SSLContext manually.
- Issue #22370: Windows detection in pathlib is now more robust.
- Issue #22841: Reject coroutines in asyncio add_signal_handler().
Repository URL: https://hg.python.org/cpython
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