Difference between revisions of "Empty String Password"

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==Description==
 
==Description==
Empty string password allows attackers that obtain the cooresponding user name, which is normally public or easily guessable, to log in to the application. This also makes a brute-force attack much easier, in which an attacker only needs to guess the right user name in order to get in.  
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Empty string password makes the authentication as weak as the user names, which is normally public or guessable. This make a brute-force attack against the login interface much easier.
  
 
==Examples ==
 
==Examples ==

Revision as of 12:40, 9 June 2006

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Description

Empty string password makes the authentication as weak as the user names, which is normally public or guessable. This make a brute-force attack against the login interface much easier.

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Attackers try to obtain a log in account of the application.

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