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Tool and Usage

The CLI tool tlsenum attempts to enumerate what TLS cipher suites a server supports and then list them in order of priority.

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This tool works by sending out sending out TLS ClientHello messages. Any ServerHello responses from the server are parsed. It assumes that the server is the one which decides the preferred cipher suite, giving an idea on the available ciphers.

Usage and audience

tlsenum is commonly used for information gathering, security assessment, or system hardening. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Tlsenum is under development by Terry Chia.


Support operating systems

Tlsenum is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest release0.3 [2015-05-25]
Last updatedSept. 17, 2017

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