Anonymous NNTP Authentication Enabled

info Nessus Plugin ID 57334
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Synopsis

Anonymous authentication is allowed on the remote NNTP server.

Description

This NNTP service allows anonymous authentication. Any remote user may connect and authenticate without providing a password or unique credentials.

See Also

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

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4505

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 57334

File Name: nntp_anonymous.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 12/19/2011

Updated: 6/12/2017

Dependencies: nntp_authentication.nasl

Vulnerability Information