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gettin error code : SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG

Rizwan Nov 09, 2018 12:30PM UTC

iam using firefox ,i changed proxy and imported CA certificate. when i try to intercept iam getting error message

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length. Error code: SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG

The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Liam Tai-Hogan Nov 09, 2018 01:15PM UTC Support Center agent

Thanks for your message Rizwan. Which version of Burp are you using? Have you updated to the latest version?

chucho santos Nov 10, 2018 12:14AM UTC
Hey that happening to me. I'm ussing version v1.7.36

Jio Nov 10, 2018 03:25AM UTC
Same issue. I'm using Community Ed. v1.7.36

gdev Nov 10, 2018 01:47PM UTC
Same here I'm using Community Ed. v1.7.36

gdev Nov 10, 2018 02:14PM UTC
downgrading the java version solved this for me (was using 11)

chucho santos Nov 10, 2018 07:19PM UTC
I'm using java 10 and still don't working

chucho santos Nov 10, 2018 07:27PM UTC
You were right, use this in linux and choose the right version

sudo update-alternatives --config java

sudo update-alternatives --config javac

sudo update-alternatives --config javaws

Use 10 version of java

Liam Tai-Hogan Nov 12, 2018 03:14PM UTC Support Center agent

Thanks for the update Chucho.

Noman Riffat Nov 18, 2018 05:21AM UTC
After downgrading java as explained above by Liam Tai-Hogan, restart burp to make it work

Noman Riffat Nov 18, 2018 05:22AM UTC
Sorry by chucho santos I mean :)

alt3kx Nov 22, 2018 10:53AM UTC
FYI latest Java upgrade on my Linux box same error appears, my fix just downgrade the JAVA version or run the following command and start BurpSuite Professional v2.0.12beta

# update-alternatives --config java
There are 4 choices for the alternative java (providing /usr/bin/java).

Selection Path Priority Status
0 /usr/lib/jvm/java-11-openjdk-amd64/bin/java 1111 auto mode
1 /usr/lib/jvm/java-10-openjdk-amd64/bin/java 1101 manual mode
2 /usr/lib/jvm/java-11-openjdk-amd64/bin/java 1111 manual mode
3 /usr/lib/jvm/java-8-openjdk-amd64/jre/bin/java 1081 manual mode
4 /usr/lib/jvm/java-9-openjdk-amd64/bin/java 1091 manual mode
Press <enter> to keep the current choice[*], or type selection number:

#/usr/lib/jvm/java-10-openjdk-amd64/bin/java -Xms16 -Xms4G -XX:MaxPermSize=1024M -jar burpsuite_pro_v2.0.12beta.jar &


Liam Tai-Hogan Nov 22, 2018 02:47PM UTC Support Center agent

Thanks for the update alt3kx.

vladirov Dec 16, 2018 11:34PM UTC
Downgrading java to 10 works ...."kali OS"

RB Dec 21, 2018 09:37PM UTC
in the current kali repos there is not java 10 version of jre. is there a way to fix this issue without adding jav10? I would really like to avoid any additional repositories atm.

Liam Tai-Hogan Dec 24, 2018 12:08PM UTC Support Center agent

Have you tried using the platform installer version of Burp Suite?

Bayani Elogada Dec 29, 2018 07:27PM UTC
@RB, as of December 30, 2018, the one from the Kali Linux repo seems to have it. You simply have to reconfig it using

~# update-alternatives --config java
~# update-alternatives --config javac
~# update-alternatives --config javaws

and select the right version. as mentioned by @chucho above. It seems to have worked for me so far. However, outside of that, I also add test.currentTimeOffsetSeconds to 11491200 (as an integer) in about:config, so if that one fails, the Firefox configuration might help too.

Liam Tai-Hogan Dec 31, 2018 09:59AM UTC Support Center agent

Thanks for the additional information Bayani.

Bayani Elogada Dec 31, 2018 08:41PM UTC
Perhaps referencing this thread might also be useful for that other thread about Burp refusing HSTS. I got this problem mainly because I had HSTS problems that I tried fixing. After tweaking Firefox, I reached OP's error trace, but reverting to JRE 10 fixed both the HSTS problem and OP's problem for me.

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