MS KB3042058: Update to Default Cipher Suite Priority Order

Info Nessus Plugin ID 83359


The remote Windows host is missing an update to the cipher suite.


The remote Windows host is missing an update to the cryptographic cipher suite prioritization. The update adds additional cipher suites and improves cipher suite priority ordering.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

Note that Microsoft has only made this update available via the Microsoft Download Center. It will be available via Microsoft Update and WSUS in Q4 of 2015.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 83359

File Name: smb_kb3042058.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2015/05/12

Modified: 2017/08/30

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, SMB/WindowsVersion

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/05/12

Reference Information

MSKB: 3042058