CVE-2016-7030

MEDIUM

Description

FreeIPA uses a default password policy that locks an account after 5 unsuccessful authentication attempts, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by locking out the account in which system services run on.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0001.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/02/5

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94934

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1370493

https://pagure.io/freeipa?id=6f1d927467e7907fd1991f88388d96c67c9bff61

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-08-28

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-255

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH