CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2011-4931

Weak Password Requirements

Published: Oct 29, 2019 | Modified: Nov 01, 2019
CVSS 3.x
7.5
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
CVSS 2.x
5 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

gpw generates shorter passwords than required

Weakness

The product does not require that users should have strong passwords, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user accounts.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Gpw Gpw_project 0.0.19940601-8.1 0.0.19940601-8.1

Potential Mitigations

  • A product’s design should require adherance to an appropriate password policy. Specific password requirements depend strongly on contextual factors, but it is recommended to contain the following attributes:

  • Depending on the threat model, the password policy may include several additional attributes.

  • See NIST 800-63B [REF-1053] for further information on password requirements.

References