info Nessus Plugin ID 122534
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


The remote service supports encrypting traffic.


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

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 122534

File Name: vmware_902_starttls.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 3/1/2019

Updated: 2/24/2021

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vmware

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/disable_test_ssl_based_services