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Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts

CVE-2020-27423

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

Anuko Time Tracker v1.19.23.5311 lacks rate limit on the password reset module which allows attacker to perform Denial of Service attack on any legitimate user's mailbox

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • 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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Advisory Timeline

  • Published