Hydra: NNTP

High Nessus Plugin ID 15879

Synopsis

It may be possible to determine NNTP passwords through brute force.

Description

This plugin runs Hydra to find NNTP accounts and passwords by brute force.

To use this plugin, enter the 'Logins file' and the 'Passwords file' under the 'Hydra (NASL wrappers options)' advanced settings block.

Solution

Change the passwords for the affected accounts.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 15879

File Name: hydra_nntp.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: remote

Published: 2004/12/01

Modified: 2012/07/27

Dependencies: 15868, 10159, 11033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Secret/hydra/logins_file, Secret/hydra/passwords_file, /tmp/hydra/force_run