SSL RC4 in TLS weak

I ran an SSL test on my domain and I got the following :


IE 6 / XP   No FS 1        No SNI 2       Protocol or cipher suite mismatch  

RC4 Yes   WEAK (more info)  

Should I disable RC4 from TLS ?  I downloaded a tool called IIS Crypto which allows me to uncheck items I shouldn't use, it also has templates for:

FIPS 140-2

Should I use those or simply uncheck RC4 ?

Screenshot of utility to configure SSL
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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
yes you should disable RC4 though initially it seems alright against a threat called BEAST attack, see  
.....Unfortunately, the only way to mitigate the BEAST attack is to enforce the use of RC4 suites whenever TLS 1.0 and earlier protocols are used (which is most of the time at this point).

I say "unfortunately", because very shortly after we had started requiring server-side mitigations, new research about RC4 came out and we found out that this cipher was much weaker than previously thought. The weaknesses were not of immediate concern, but it was clear that RC4 was on the way out.
You should also disable MD5 which is a weak hash though SHA is better but also weak. Go for MD5 disable first then. SHA is going to be relinquished in 2016 and SHA2 family is the way forward. Also can minimally stay with TLS1.0.

Overall see the iiscrypto FAQ
What is the Best Practices cipher suite order?


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AleksAuthor Commented:
Will the SSL certificate still work with RC4 and MD5 disabled ?
btanExec ConsultantCommented:
no you have to put a new SSL CSR to get the right crypto in that SSL server cert .. no way out once the iiscrypto enforce the OS policy on the support algo (e.g. Schannel crypto). otherwise, you will not be able to get a better score. Or have a proxy in front of the web server to serve out the  new SSL cert on behalf but that is false sense of security really ... some use application delivery controller like F5 and Citrix boxes
AleksAuthor Commented:
I disabled both and the website comes up with no problems. I am able to login, etc. Then I ran the score again and got "A" instead of "B" .. I guess you can.
AleksAuthor Commented:
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