PostgreSQL STARTTLS Support

info Nessus Plugin ID 118224
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Synopsis

The remote service supports encrypting traffic.

Description

The remote PostgreSQL server supports the use of encryption initiated during pre-login to switch from a cleartext to an encrypted communications channel.

See Also

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.2/protocol-flow.html#AEN96066

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.2/protocol-message-formats.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 118224

File Name: postgresql_starttls.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 10/19/2018

Updated: 2/24/2021

Dependencies: postgresql_detect.nasl

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/disable_test_ssl_based_services