XAUTH

AcronymDefinition
XAUTHExtended Authentication (various companies)
XAUTHExtended Authentication
XAUTHExtended Authorization
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The solution offers: IPsec encryption with AES or 3DES; IPCOMP data compression; extended authentication (Xauth, EAP); support for digital certificates and hardware tokens, an integrated Stateful Inspection firewall with situation-dependent firewall rules; as well as 'Friendly Net Detection' for automatic detection of secure and non-secure networks.
Developed for VPN gateways from different manufacturers the Client offers security functions such as IPSec encryption with AES or 3-DES, extended user authentication (XAUTH), support of hardware tokens (OTP), IPCOMP data compression, and firewall functionalities to define ports and IP addresses.
Also once an attacker has a valid username and password, they can potentially mount a Man-in-the-Mddle (MITM) attack against the XAUTH user authentication mechanism.