[openssl-users] Disable a cipher suite in openssl.cnf?

Richard Moore richmoore44 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 24 15:04:40 UTC 2016

On 23 September 2016 at 17:13, Scott Neugroschl <scott_n at xypro.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I’m afraid the man page on the conf file is not particularly clear.   I’m
> looking at mitigating CVE-2016-2183 (SWEET32), and am not sure how to
> disable the DES and 3DES suites in the conf file.
> Can someone give me a hand?

​You can't disable them in the openssl config file, you should do it in the
cipher suite configuration of the affected application.


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