Current Description

The login for Hosting Controller 1.1 through 1.4.1 returns different error messages when a valid or invalid user is provided, which allows remote attackers to determine the existence of valid usernames and makes it easier to conduct a brute force attack.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 16, 2002
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationHosting ControllerHosting Controller1.1*******
    2.3ApplicationHosting ControllerHosting Controller1.3*******
    2.3ApplicationHosting ControllerHosting Controller1.4*******
    2.3ApplicationHosting ControllerHosting Controller1.4.1*******
    2.3ApplicationHosting ControllerHosting Controller1.4b*******

Vulnerable Software List

Hosting Controller Hosting Controller 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.4.1, 1.4b


20020126 [ARL02-A01] Vulnerability in Hosting Controller
hosting-controller-brute-force(8006) Vendor Advisory