12Planet Chat Server Administration Authentication Cleartext Credential Disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a Java application that is affected by
a credential disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running 12Planet Chat Server, a web-based chat
server written in Java. It is, therefore, affected by a credential
disclosure vulnerability due to connections to this server being done
via cleartext. A man-in-the-middle attacker can exploit this
vulnerability to obtain the administrator password of the website and
use it to gain unauthorized access to this chat server.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?9f7511d2

Solution :

Add an HTTPS layer to the administration console for the deployment of
production servers.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11591 (12planet_chat_server_plaintext_password.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 7354

CVE ID: