SSL Session Resume Supported

info Nessus Plugin ID 51891
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The remote host allows resuming SSL sessions.


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