vulnerability lack of rate limiting
severity 3.7
language ruby
registry rubygems


Lack of Rate Limiting in the login page of spree.

Proof of Concept

  • clone the github repo
  • setted up spree platform to reproduce the vulnerability
  • I used an intruder in BURP SUITE to test for rate limiting on the password field.
  • It shows 200 OK for wrong information and if password matches BURP show a 302 FOUND status code.
  • [POC] https://drive.google.com/file/d/1US5p7_cKWKKnMgY7VAzAQ7XWivYzpW-Q/view?usp=sharing


The attacker is able to perform bruteforce attack to login into victim account.