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Re: SSL routines:ssl3_read_bytes:sslv3 alert handshake failure

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-users <>
Date: Tue, 5 May 2020 11:59:12 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 5 May 2020, Tobias Sette via curl-users wrote:

> I think you can't reproduce the error because your Curl version is not
> affected. However, I've tried docker run --rm curlimages/curl:7.68.0 -L
> and it did work, so I think the issue is related to
> curl packaged in Debian.

With curl on debian:

$ curl
curl: (35) error:14094410:SSL routines:ssl3_read_bytes:sslv3 alert handshake

Make it work:

$ curl --ciphers DEFAULT@SECLEVEL=1

The default seclevel on Debian is set in /etc/ssl/openssl.cnf

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Received on 2020-05-05