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GitLab CI template for Test SSL

This project implements a generic GitLab CI template for TLS/SSL compliancy using Test SSL.


In order to include this template in your project, add the following to your gitlab-ci.yml:

  - project: 'to-be-continuous/testssl'
    ref: '2.0.1'
    file: '/templates/gitlab-ci-testssl.yml'

⚠️ this job do not fail unless there is a technical problem while scanning your endpoint. This means you have to read the tool report on gitlab or download the report to properly assert if the security level of your endpoint is correct. You can use DTSI variant which will fail on non-compliance with DTSI rules.

testssl job

This job performs a TLS/SSL compliancy analysis on a given server.

It uses the following variable:

Name description default value
TESTSSL_IMAGE The Docker image used to run Test SSL drwetter/
TESTSSL_ARGS Test SSL command-line options --severity MEDIUM
TESTSSL_URL Server url to test TLS/SSL against none (auto evaluated: see below)
REVIEW_ENABLED Set to true to enable Test SSL tests on review environments (dynamic environments instantiated on development branches) none (disabled)

test url auto evaluation

By default, the Test SSL template tries to auto-evaluates the server url to test by looking either for a $environment_url variable or for an environment_url.txt file.

Therefore if an upstream job in the pipeline deployed your code to a server and propagated the deployed server url, either through a dotenv variable $environment_url or through a basic environment_url.txt file, then the Test SSL will automatically be run on this server.

⚠️ all our deployment templates implement this design. Therefore even purely dynamic environments (such as review environments) will automatically be propagated to your Test SSL tests.

If you're not using a smart deployment job, you may still explicitly declare the TESTSSL_URL variable (but that will be unfortunately hardcoded to a single server).

Gitlab compatibility

ℹ️ This template is actually tested and validated on GitLab Community Edition instance version 13.12.11