Insecure Transport

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This is a Vulnerability. To view all vulnerabilities, please see the Vulnerability Category page.


Description

The configuration of the application fails to enforce the use of SSL on pages that contain sensitive data.

Examples

  • Login pages are not SSL protected
  • A publicly accessible page contains a relative link to a protected page which forgets to switch to SSL.

Related Threats

  • Attackers that are trying to steal login credentials, session ids or other sensitive information

Related Attacks

  • Bypassing SSL by entering HTTP instead of HTTPS
  • Sending insecure URLs of protected pages to the victim (e.g. login page) to trick the victim into accessing the privileged pages via HTTP

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