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Re: (ITS#6249) Feature request: Password Modify ext. op. and anonymous LDAP connection

hyc@symas.com wrote:
> michael@stroeder.com wrote:
>> Full_Name: Michael Ströder
>> Version: HEAD
>> OS:
>> URL:
>> Submission from: (NULL) (
>> I'd like to request that a Password Modify ext. op. request should succeed on a
>> LDAP connection as anonymous if the LDAP client provides the correct old
>> password.
>> E.g. OpenDS implements it like this and it makes sense to me regarding a user
>> setting a new password in case of an expired password.
> Adding this feature would open up the pwdModify exop as a mechanism for 
> password guessing attacks.

There could be still the bad password counter in effect just like when
processing bind requests.

Ciao, Michael.