Web Server Uses Basic Authentication Without HTTPS

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server seems to transmit credentials in clear text.

Description :

The remote web server contains web pages that are protected by 'Basic'
authentication over plain text.

An attacker eavesdropping the traffic might obtain logins and passwords
of valid users.

Solution :

Make sure that HTTP authentication is transmitted over HTTPS.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 34850 ()

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