HTTP Server Basic Authentication Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 7140

Synopsis

The remote web server accepts 'Basic' credentials.

Description

Detect server accepting credentials in plaintext.

Solution

Use SSL or a stronger authentication mechanism.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 7140

Version: 1.3

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2016/02/18

Modified: 2018/09/16

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info