Brute-force attack in sorcery package

Published: 2020-05-14
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-11052
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Ruby

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts

EUVDB-ID: #VU27921

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-11052

CWE-ID: CWE-307 - Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to the system.

The vulnerability exists due to the authentication mechanism has no brute-force prevention. A remote attacker can launch a brute-force authentication attack and gain access to the target system.


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Vulnerable software versions

sorcery: 0.1.0 - 0.14.0

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?