Hosting Controller invalid username reponse brute force attack

hosting-controller-brute-force (8006) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


Hosting Controller could allow a remote attacker to launch a brute force password guessing attack. If a remote attacker submits a username that is non-existent, the attacker could cause the program to return a message indicating that it is an invalid username. An attacker can use this information to determine valid usernames and then use brute force techniques to derive the passwords.


Bypass Security


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Hosting Controller Hosting Controller 1.4.1


Jan 26, 2002

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