TLS Export-Grade Key Exchange Detection

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 7168


The remote host is configured with weak, export-grade encryption.


The remote host is running the TLS protocol. Further, the host allows export-grade key exchanges during session setup. Export-grade key exchanges have been shown to be vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks.


Configure the device to only allow strong encryption.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 7168

Version: 1.8

Family: Generic

Published: 5/21/2015

Updated: 8/16/2018

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4000

BID: 74733