Microsoft security advisory: Vulnerability in SSL 3.0 could allow information disclosure: October 15, 2014

Microsoft has released a Microsoft security advisory about this issue for IT professionals. The security advisory contains additional security-related information. To view the security advisory, go to the following Microsoft website:
To have us fix this problem for you, go to the "Here's an easy fix" section.

Here's an easy fix

The easy fix solution that's described in this section is not intended to replace any security update. We recommend that you always install the latest security updates. However, we offer this easy fix solution as a workaround option for some scenarios.

For more information about this workaround, go to the following Microsoft Security Advisory webpage:The advisory provides more information about the issue. This includes the following:
  • The scenarios in which you might apply or disable the workaround.
  • How to manually apply the workaround.
Specifically, to see this information, look for the General Information heading, expand the Suggested actions section, and then expand the Apply Workarounds section.

To use this easy fix solution, click the Download button under the Disable SSL 3.0 in Internet Explorer heading or under the Restore the original settings of SSL 3.0 in Internet Explorer heading. Then, in the File Download dialog box, click Run or Open, and then follow the steps in the easy fix wizard.

Disable SSL 3.0 in Internet ExplorerRestore the original settings of SSL 3.0 in Internet Explorer
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