How to deal with a report by security scanning software warning that "A Web Server Uses Plain-Text Form Based Authentication" (Doc ID 1545795.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version 8.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Security Scan software has reported the following:
"The Web server uses plain-text form based authentication. A web page exists on the target host which uses an HTML login form. This data is sent from the client to the server in plain-text"

The web server used in this instance is WebLogic Server.

Solution

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