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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Sambar Transmits Passwords in PlainText

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Makes sure that Sambar runs on top of SSL

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote Sambar server permits user to log in without using SSL.

A possible hacker with a sniffer on the way between a user's host and
this server may use this flaw to capture the password of the
users of this server.

With the password, he could then be able to access the webmail
accounts and modify the webpages on behalf of its victim.

Solution : Use Sambar on top of SSL
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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