IPS Signatures

Administrative FTP User Failed To Authenticate

 
Signature ID: 18920/0
Original Release:S412
Release:S412 (download)
Original Release Date:2009 July 09
Latest Release Date:2009 July 09
Default Enabled:True
Default Retired:False
Alarm Severity:Informational
Fidelity:100 

Description

This is a meta-signature that detects four failed login attempts for the root or administrative user.

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Benign Triggers

This signature will generate an alert of the "root or "administrator" ftp users fail to authenticate four or more times. This could be an indicator of brute force attempts to guess passwords. However, this signature will also alert if a user types the incorrect password four times in succession.

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