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Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts

CVE-2019-4336

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 11 uses an inadequate account lockout setting that could allow a remote attacker to brute force account credentials. IBM X-Force ID: 161411.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-307 - Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts

The software does not implement sufficient measures to prevent multiple failed authentication attempts within in a short time frame, making it more susceptible to brute force attacks.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published