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KB44188 - Attacker can exhaust the invalid login attempt limit for user account

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Last Modified Date10/11/2019 5:52 AM
Synopsis
This article describe an issue, where attacker can cause account lockouts if any attacker tries invalid attempts on users account with wrong password.
Problem or Goal
If PCS is configured with Active Directory/LDAP Authentication, attacker can lockout users account, if they try to enter wrong password for multiple accounts.
Cause
Solution
This issue is being investigated by engineering.  This KB article will be updated often with fix details.

Workaround:

As a workaround, administrator can either use Multi factor authentication (Radius/RSA) or Certificate authentication as a prevention. 


 
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Created BySahil Mahajan

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