Telnet Service START_TLS Support

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Synopsis :

The remote telnet service supports encrypting traffic.

Description :

The remote Telnet service supports the use of a 'START_TLS' option to
switch from a plaintext to an encrypted communications channel.

See also :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STARTTLS
http://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-altman-telnet-starttls-02.txt

Solution :

n/a

Risk factor :

None

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 51890 ()

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