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Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts

CVE-2020-15906

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

tiki-login.php in Tiki before 21.2 sets the admin password to a blank value after 50 invalid login attempts.

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

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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