Anonymous NNTP Authentication Enabled

Info Nessus Plugin ID 57334

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.

Solution

n/a

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: 2011/12/19

Modified: 2017/06/12

Dependencies: 57333

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info