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Sweet32 and SolarWinds Orion products - CVE-2016-2183 and CVE-2016-6329

Updated Feburary 3, 2017


Sweet32 is a vulnerability in 3DES-CBC ciphers that attacks 64-bit block ciphers in TLS and OpenVPN.


  • Any Orion Platform product using 3DES ciphers on version 2016.1 and later


Disable 3DES cipher suites

  1. Log in to the Orion server as an administrator.
  2. Download and install IIS Crypto from Nartac. (© 2013 Nartack Software, available at, obtained on Feb 3, 2017.)
  3. Open the tool.
  4. Select Schannel, and clear the Triple DES 168 selection.
  5. Apply changes and restart the computer.

Configure the cipher suites used by RabbitMQ

  1. Log in to the Orion server as an administrator.
  2. Open the Orion Service Manager.
  3. Stop all Orion services.
  4. Navigate to ProgramData\Solarwinds\Orion\RabbitMQ.
  5. Replace the rabbitmq.config file with the one from this article.
  6. Start all Orion services.


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