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LDAP users able to login without password but should not



Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) users are able to log into the platform without a password.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

1. Use LDAP authentication
2. Log in to the Pega platform using LDAP credentials

Root Cause

The LDAPVerifyCredentials activity does not check for empty username and password.


Use LDAPAuthentication activity from the Code-Security class which internally invokes the LDAPVerifyCredentials activity.

Published September 21, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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