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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Find if IIS server allows BASIC and/or NTLM authentication

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Find IIS authentication scheme

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host appears to be running a version of IIS which permits remote
users to acertain which authentication schemes are required for confidential
webpages.

That is, by requesting valid webpages with purposely invalid credentials, you
can ascertain whether or not the authentication scheme is in use. This can
be used for brute-force attacks against known UserIDs.

Solution : None at this time
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 4235

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

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