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Why is TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256 considered weak cipher

Question asked by Eddie Clement on Oct 2, 2019
Latest reply on Oct 2, 2019 by Nauman Akhtar Shah

I ran a test on a site and it showed TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256 is a weak cipher, but according to IBM Knowledge Center it shows to be a medium to high strength cipher.

 

Table 1. Medium and high strength TLS ciphers
Short nameLong nameKey size (bits)FIPSSSLV2SSLV3TLSv10TLSv11TLSv12
35SSL_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_SHA128--YYYY
34SSL_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_MD5128--YYY-
9CTLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256128Y----d

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