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Observable Discrepancy

CVE-2001-1528

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

AmTote International homebet program returns different error messages when invalid account numbers and PIN codes are provided, which allows remote attackers to determine the existence of valid account numbers via a brute force attack.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-203 - Observable Discrepancy

The product behaves differently or sends different responses under different circumstances in a way that is observable to an unauthorized actor, which exposes security-relevant information about the state of the product, such as whether a particular operation was successful or not.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published