[ejabberd] Re: Ability to use any ldap account with no password

Oleg Kivel olegk at dp.ru
Fri Dec 3 09:46:13 MSK 2004

>> But why does ejabberd permit unauthorized access anyway? What will be
>> if bad guy decide to use JAJC without "Use plain text password"?

LJ> Plaintext passwords as opposed to legacy jabber shared-secret passwords.
LJ> None of these are 'unauthenticated'. Use of plaintext passwords wo tls
LJ> is not recommended but it's still not unauthenticated.

LJ>         MVH leifj

Could you explain it a little bit more?

Why can the ejabberd use the verified password in one case and can not
do the same in another case?

Kivel Oleg.

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