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Plaintext credentials transmitted unencrypted

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Plaintext credentials transmitted unencrypted

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N)
Published
01/01/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/02/2012
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

The server supports authentication methods where credentials are sent in plaintext over unencrypted channels. If an attacker can intercept traffic between a client and this server, the credentials would be exposed.

Solution(s)

  • disable-plaintext-auth

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