SSL unexpected message w/ ff3b5 client - FIXED

Allen "Chip" Parker parker at
Thu Apr 24 20:20:38 MSD 2008

Cliff Wells wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-04-18 at 23:17 -0700, Allen "Chip" Parker wrote:
>> 2008/04/19 06:12:13 [info] 32463#0: *5250 SSL_do_handshake() failed
>> (SSL: error:140943F2:SSL routines:SSL3_READ_BYTES:sslv3 alert unexpected
>> message) while reading client request line,
>> (client and server redacted)
>> Any idea what might be causing this and a possible solution?
> Yes, FF3b5 is causing it and FF3 final is the solution =)
> Cliff

If you want a temporary fix to this issue, use 'ssl_protocols SSLv3;'

I've managed to thin it down to how ff3b5 and nginx speak TLSv1 to each

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