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HTTP Plaintext Password Authentication

Low

Synopsis

The remote host passes information across the network in an insecure manner.

Description

The remote client sent an HTTP auth request in cleartext. A base64-encoded password was detected.

Solution

Use SSL or a stronger authentication mechanism.