LDAP Service STARTTLS Command Support

info Nessus Plugin ID 42329
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Synopsis

The remote directory service supports encrypting traffic.

Description

The remote LDAP 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/rfc2830

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 42329

File Name: ldap_starttls.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 10/30/2009

Updated: 2/24/2021

Dependencies: ldap_detect.nasl

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/disable_test_ssl_based_services