NNTP Authentication Methods

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Synopsis :

The remote NNTP supports authentication.

Description :

The remote NNTP server advertises that it supports authentication.

See also :

http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3977
http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4643

Solution :

Review the list of methods and whether they're available over an
encrypted channel.

Risk factor :

None

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 57333 ()

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