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Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts

CVE-2020-21238

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

An issue in the user login box of CSCMS v4.0 allows attackers to hijack user accounts via brute force attacks.

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  • NETWORK
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  • PARTIAL
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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