RSA enVision excessive authentication attempts brute force

envision-cve20120400-bruteforce (74140) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


RSA enVision fails to properly restrict excessive authentication attempts. This makes it easier for an attacker to gain access to the system using brute force techniques.


Base Score: 2.9
  Access Vector: Adjacent Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 2.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Refer to ESA-2012-014 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.


  • ESA-2012-014: RSA enVision Multiple Vulnerabilities.
  • RSA Web site: enVision.
  • BID-52557: RSA enVision Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-0400: EMC RSA enVision 4.x before 4.1 Patch 4 does not properly restrict the number of failed authentication attempts, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access via a brute-force attack.
  • OSVDB ID: 80207: RSA enVision Brute Force Authentication Weakness
  • SA48484: RSA enVision Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • RSA enVision 3.7.0
  • RSA Envision 4.0


Mar 19, 2012

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