DeskNow Web Mail Cleartext Authentication

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1766

Synopsis

Cleartext username and password was detected toward the installed DeskNow Web mail software.

Description

DeskNow Web Mail login requires the username and password to be sent over the network without encryption. A remote user with access to the target user's or target server's traffic stream can view passwords.

Solution

Use SSL to protect your login information.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1766

File Name: 1766.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2015/06/01

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High