POODLE fix for Firefox: Disabling SSL 3.0

Due to recent SSL vulnerabilities, it’s a good idea to fully protect yourself. In this article, we will show you how to disable SSL 3.0 in Firefox to protect you against the recent POODLE vulnerability.

Manually disabling SSL 3.0 in Firefox

  1. Address bar in Firefox

    In the Firefox address bar, enter about:config

  2. Firefox security warning

    Confirm the warning and continue.

  3. Firefox search box

    In the search box up top, enter security.tls.version.min

  4. Choose Firefox file

    Right-click the entry for security.tls.version.min, click Modify, and change the value to 1

  5. Once the change is made, restart Firefox.

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