Empty String Password
This is a Vulnerability. To view all vulnerabilities, please see the Vulnerability Category page.
Last revision (mm/dd/yy): 10/30/2008
Using an empty string as a password is insecure.
It is never appropriate to use an empty string as a password. It is too easy to guess. Empty string password makes the authentication as weak as the user names, which are normally public or guessable. This make a brute-force attack against the login interface much easier.
Attackers try to obtain a log in account of the application.
- Brute force attack against application log in interface.
Related Technical Impacts