SMTP Service STARTTLS Command Support

Info Nessus Plugin ID 42088

Synopsis

The remote mail service supports encrypting traffic.

Description

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

See Also

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

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2487

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 42088

File Name: smtp_starttls.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: remote

Published: 2009/10/09

Updated: 2019/03/20

Dependencies: 14772, 10263

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/disable_test_ssl_based_services