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Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts

CVE-2022-26314

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

A vulnerability has been identified in Mendix Forgot Password Appstore module (All versions >= V3.3.0 < V3.5.1), Mendix Forgot Password Appstore module (Mendix 7 compatible) (All versions < V3.2.2). Initial passwords are generated in an insecure manner. This could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to efficiently brute force passwords in specific situations.

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  • 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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Advisory Timeline

  • Published