SSL Session Resume Supported

info Nessus Plugin ID 51891
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.

Synopsis

The remote host allows resuming SSL sessions.

Description

This script detects whether a host allows resuming SSL sessions by performing a full SSL handshake to receive a session ID, and then reconnecting with the previously used session ID. If the server accepts the session ID in the second connection, the server maintains a cache of sessions that can be resumed.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 51891

File Name: ssl_resume.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 2/7/2011

Updated: 9/13/2021

Dependencies: ssl_supported_ciphers.nasl

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SSL/Supported