Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 'STARTTLS' Client Detection
Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9133
SynopsisThis client has initiated the 'STARTTLS' command with a remote server.
DescriptionThis host has initiated a 'STARTTLS' connection with a remote server. 'STARTTLS' is an extension to plain text communication protocols, which offers a way to upgrade a plain text connection to an encrypted (TLS or SSL) connection instead of using a separate port for encrypted communication.
SolutionEnsure that such behavior is in alignment with corporate policies and guidelines.