Public Date:
1477669: CVE-2017-7551 389-ds-base: Password brute-force possible for locked account due to different return codes
A flaw was found in the way 389-ds-base handled authentication attempts against locked accounts. A remote attacker could potentially use this flaw to continue password brute-forcing attacks against LDAP accounts, thereby bypassing the protection offered by the directory server's password lockout policy.

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CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (389-ds-base) RHSA-2017:2569 2017-09-05

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 389-ds-base Will not fix
Last Modified