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Re: Web Application Vulnerability Categorization
From: Seth Art <sethsec () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2014 14:27:02 -0400

m0nk,

This CWE fits pretty closely: CWE-640: Weak Password Recovery
Mechanism for Forgotten Password -
http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/640.html

-Seth

On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 2:24 PM, Seth Art <sethsec () gmail com> wrote:
m0nk,

This CWE fits pretty closely: CWE-640: Weak Password Recovery Mechanism for
Forgotten Password - http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/640.html

-Seth


On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 10:09 PM, m () d m0nk <th3madm0nk () gmail com> wrote:

Hello Team,

Greetings!!!.

I have a web app with a password recovery option. There is a secret
question and if the user enters the correct answer to the secret
question, the username and password is provided to the user.

If the password recover page / module allows multiple tries
(brute-force and no CAPTCHA or similar mechanism), can we categorize
this vulnerability under "Broken Authentication and Session
Management" or does this fall under any other Vulnerability Category /
OWASP Top 10?

Thanks in advance.

ch33rs,

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__| madm0nk |__
th3 sib3rian m0nk
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