RSA enVision excessive authentication attempts brute force

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

Description:

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.

*CVSS:

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

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

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

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

Reported:

Mar 19, 2012

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