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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Oracle WebLogic Vendors:   BEA Systems
WebLogic Lets Remote Users Bypass the Account Lockout Feature
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019449
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0901   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 14 2008
Original Entry Date:  Feb 20 2008
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10.0 MP1 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in WebLogic Server and WebLogic Express. A remote user can conduct brute force guessing attacks.

A remote user can submit a specially crafted URL logon request to determine whether the password is correct or not without being subject to the account lockout mechanism.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass the account lockout feature to conduct brute force password guessing attacks.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a patch (CR328282).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise), Linux (SuSE), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (NT), Windows (2000), Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.

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