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OWA, basic authentication, and Windows NT Challenge and Response NTLM
From: bret.lugo () gmail com
Date: 16 Mar 2006 01:22:18 -0000

If a user uses Outlook Web Acess over https on a untrusted network such as a wifi hotspot or a airport and does not 
check the certificate to make sure its valid would it be possible for someone to use a program proxy such as paros to 
see there user name and password if basic authentication is used on the OWA server?

Would using Windows NT Challenge and Response NTLM not allow this to happen?

Also what would be the best defense against this sort of attack if your users do not check for valid certificates when 
using untrusted networks?

Maybe make them IPsec VPN in before they can access OWA?

Thanks for the help


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