SMTP Authentication Methods

info Nessus Plugin ID 54580
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Synopsis

The remote mail server supports authentication.

Description

The remote SMTP server advertises that it supports authentication.

Solution

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

See Also

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4422

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4954

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 54580

File Name: smtp_authentication.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Published: 5/19/2011

Updated: 3/5/2019

Dependencies: smtpserver_detect.nasl, smtp_starttls.nasl

Vulnerability Information