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HTTP SSL/TLS Version Detection (POODLE scanner)

Disclosed
10/14/2014
Created
05/30/2018

Description

Check if an HTTP server supports a given version of SSL/TLS. If a web server can successfully establish an SSLv3 session, it is likely to be vulnerable to the POODLE attack described on October 14, 2014, as a patch against the attack is unlikely.

Author(s)

  • todb <todb@metasploit.com>

Development

References

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/scanner/http/ssl_version
msf auxiliary(ssl_version) > show actions
    ...actions...
msf auxiliary(ssl_version) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(ssl_version) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(ssl_version) > run 

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