Upstream information

CVE-2016-7030 at MITRE


FreeIPA uses a default password policy that locks an account after 5 unsuccessful authentication attempts, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by locking out the account in which system services run on.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1015556 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Liberty Linux 7
  • ipa-admintools >= 4.4.0-14.el7_3.1.1
  • ipa-client >= 4.4.0-14.el7_3.1.1
  • ipa-client-common >= 4.4.0-14.el7_3.1.1
  • ipa-common >= 4.4.0-14.el7_3.1.1
  • ipa-python-compat >= 4.4.0-14.el7_3.1.1
  • ipa-server >= 4.4.0-14.el7_3.1.1
  • ipa-server-common >= 4.4.0-14.el7_3.1.1
  • ipa-server-dns >= 4.4.0-14.el7_3.1.1
  • ipa-server-trust-ad >= 4.4.0-14.el7_3.1.1
  • python2-ipaclient >= 4.4.0-14.el7_3.1.1
  • python2-ipalib >= 4.4.0-14.el7_3.1.1
  • python2-ipaserver >= 4.4.0-14.el7_3.1.1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Dec 14 14:30:11 2016
CVE page last modified: Mon Oct 30 17:25:56 2023