SSL Perfect Forward Secrecy Cipher Suites Supported

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote service supports the use of SSL Perfect Forward Secrecy
ciphers, which maintain confidentiality even if the key is stolen.

Description :

The remote host supports the use of SSL ciphers that offer Perfect
Forward Secrecy (PFS) encryption. These cipher suites ensure that
recorded SSL traffic cannot be broken at a future date if the server's
private key is compromised.

See also :

http://www.openssl.org/docs/apps/ciphers.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diffie-Hellman_key_exchange
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perfect_forward_secrecy

Solution :

n/a

Risk factor :

None

Family: General

Nessus Plugin ID: 57041 ()

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