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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-1999-1324
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:15
Published 31 Dec 1999 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



VAXstations running Open VMS 5.3 through 5.5-2 with VMS DECwindows or MOTIF do not properly disable access to user accounts that exceed the break-in limit threshold for failed login attempts, which makes it easier for attackers to conduct brute force password guessing.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Dec Openvms Vax 5.3

  • Dec Openvms Vax 5.5.2


CIAC - D-06

XF - openvms-sysgen-enabled(7225)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:22