SSL Cipher Block Chaining Cipher Suites Supported

Info Nessus Plugin ID 70544

Synopsis

The remote service supports the use of SSL Cipher Block Chaining ciphers, which combine previous blocks with subsequent ones.

Description

The remote host supports the use of SSL ciphers that operate in Cipher Block Chaining (CBC) mode. These cipher suites offer additional security over Electronic Codebook (ECB) mode, but have the potential to leak information if used improperly.

Solution

n/a

See Also

http://www.openssl.org/docs/apps/ciphers.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?cc4a822a

http://www.openssl.org/~bodo/tls-cbc.txt

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 70544

File Name: ssl_cbc_supported_ciphers.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.1

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 2013/10/22

Modified: 2013/10/22

Dependencies: 21643

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SSL/Supported