SMTP Service STARTTLS Command Support

info Nessus Plugin ID 42088


The remote mail service supports encrypting traffic.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 42088

File Name: smtp_starttls.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: remote

Published: 10/9/2009

Updated: 3/20/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/disable_test_ssl_based_services