NNTP Service STARTTLS Command Support

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Synopsis :

The remote news service supports encrypting traffic.

Description :

The remote NNTP service supports the use of the 'STARTTLS' command to
switch from a plaintext to an encrypted communications channel.

See also :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STARTTLS
http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4642

Solution :

n/a

Risk factor :

None

Family: General

Nessus Plugin ID: 42086 ()

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