NNTP Authentication Methods

info Nessus Plugin ID 57333
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The remote NNTP supports authentication.


The remote NNTP server advertises that it supports authentication.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 57333

File Name: nntp_authentication.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 12/19/2011

Updated: 2/24/2021

Dependencies: nntp_info.nasl, nntp_starttls.nasl

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