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Web form contains password fields with types other than "password"

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Web form contains password fields with types other than "password"

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/01/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

A web form contains password fields that have types other than "password". Passwords or passphrases should always have an INPUT type of "password", so that they do not show up on the screen when typed and so they are not cached in cleartext by the browser.

Solution(s)

  • http-generic-fix-password-field-types

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