NNTP Authentication Methods

info Nessus Plugin ID 57333
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Synopsis

The remote NNTP supports authentication.

Description

The remote NNTP 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/rfc3977

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4643

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

Vulnerability Information