POP3 Service STLS Command Support

info Nessus Plugin ID 42087

Synopsis

The remote mail service supports encrypting traffic.

Description

The remote POP3 service supports the use of the 'STLS' command to switch from a cleartext to an encrypted communications channel.

See Also

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STARTTLS

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2595

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 42087

File Name: pop3_starttls.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 10/9/2009

Updated: 2/24/2021

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/disable_test_ssl_based_services