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

File Name: 7168.pasl

Version: 1.8

Family: Generic

Published: 2015/05/21

Modified: 2017/08/29

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:W/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4000

BID: 74733