Bug 176309 - [RFE] Password guessing of RHN accounts possible?
[RFE] Password guessing of RHN accounts possible?
Product: Red Hat Network
Classification: Red Hat
Component: RHN/Web Site (Show other bugs)
RHN Stable
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jesus M. Rodriguez
Vlady Zlatkin
: Security
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Reported: 2005-12-21 02:20 EST by Michael Bruewer
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-01-03 12:48:10 EST
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Description Michael Bruewer 2005-12-21 02:20:23 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050915 Firefox/1.0.7

Description of problem:
I am concerned that someone could guess our usernames/passworts by brute force attacks to the RHN web frontend. If it is possible to construct an URL for this purpose, you should take care about that. Standard techniques (read the number from this image and type it in) are available.

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How reproducible:
Couldn't Reproduce

Actual Results:  Well, I am not an expert in cracking websites. But many sites improved their security by such means, recently.

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