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SMTP credentials transmitted unencrypted

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SMTP credentials transmitted unencrypted

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N)
Published
11/18/1996
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/19/2014
Modified
06/19/2014

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)

  • smtp-disable-plaintext-auth

References

  • smtp-disable-plaintext-auth

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