Behold, the silence has ended.....the crescendo that is IBM has finally lifted the veil on some fixes for some very large security holes....AFAIK these are native Domino fixes for all platforms. I'm unsure of the protocols supported, but my understanding is all of them, but only time will tell.

These are not available yet, but should be in "weeks"...

First up, fix POODLE outlined in Technote 1687167. This is coming to:
  • 9.0.1 FP2
  • 9.0
  • 8.5.3 FP6
  • 8.5.2 FP4
  • 8.5.1 FP5

I think that is every supported Domino platform.  

Second is SHA2 support and TLS 1.2 support, as outlined in Technote 1418982. This is coming to
  • 9.x

This is great news, however if you need TLS 1.2 or SHA2 on 8.5.x you are out of luck....but you can still use my reverse proxy for that scenario.
Darren Duke   |   October 21 2014 09:53:44 AM   |    domino  security    |  
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1 - Ray Bilyk    10/21/2014 10:18:29 AM

Forward progress!!!

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2 - Vitor Pereira       10/21/2014 12:38:09 PM

"Second is SHA2 support and TLS 1.2 support" - TLS 1.2 is only with the IHS Proxy solution. In Domino they will only implement TLS 1.0 (15 years old) with the new fix.

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3 - Darren Duke    10/22/2014 3:37:43 AM

@1, You are right, there is no mention of TLS 1.2 in the technotes. I am working on clarification from IBM.