I can't stand it anymore! secure connection failed

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  1. longernohuman
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    "Secure Connection Failed
    An error occurred during a connection to vndb.org.
    Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s).
    (Error code: ssl_error_no_cypher_overlap)

    The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
    Please contact the web site owners to inform them of this problem. Alternatively, use the command found in the help menu to report this broken site."

    I had this problem for months!
    I can only solve it by using browsec,

    What causing this? and how to solve it completely?

    :(
     
  2. LittleFlame

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    That one place
    Try asking in the Ask! part of the forum i'm sure that'll gain more traction
     
  3. raulpica

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    Which OS and Web Browser do you use?
     
  4. rctgamer3

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    This is clearly a Firefox question although your OS used is still unknown. vndb.org works just fine for me. Have you ever tweaked any of the settings related to TLS/SSL on either the preferences page or about:config?
     
  5. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    Google says the following:

    Alternatively, limit the fallback to only vndb.org:

    Also,

    https://www.fxsitecompat.com/en-CA/versions/36/


    Hope this helps.
     
  6. rctgamer3

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    @Veho There's nothing wrong with the site in terms of the certificate and the used SHA2 ciphers thus OP should not downgrade his TLS version and sacrifice security just because he no longer has a cipher that matches. Why this happens, no idea, but i suspect some modified pref and/or an old Firefox version.
     
  7. longernohuman
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    Take a look at internet and web questions!
    windows 7, firefox.
    no.
    Thank you.
    but there's nothing by the name of: security.tls.version.fallback:
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    Yes, version 12.0 :ph34r:
     
  8. migles

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    he, is your date and time correct on your computer device?
     
  9. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    Yeah, the solution is for when the version is too recent, not too old :tpi:

    I suppose updating the browser is out of the question?
     
  10. longernohuman
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    Yes.
    :rofl2:

    You can say that!

    But like I said, I can solve it by using google chrome! but what annoys me is that the problem even in tor browser!
    I guess tor rely on firefox or something, right? if I upgraded firefox, would the problem solve in tor too?
     
  11. migles

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    tor browser is a slightly modified version of firefox.
    you can however setup tor and use chrome through tor
     
  12. rctgamer3

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    There's your problem. Firefox 12 is four years old (why haven't you upgraded yet?) and doesn't seem to support TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2, hence why it borks on vndb.org which requires a browser that supports TLSv1.2. Also, by using an ancient version you're vulnerable to many vulnerabilities such as Logjam, POODLE and FREAK.
    Also, the booleans security.ssl3.dhe_dss_aes_128_sha and security.ssl3.dhe_dss_aes_256_sha are set to false. Having these (set to) disabled is also very insecure.
     
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