No Restriction on Password length – Bug Bounty

About this Vulnerability 

This is something when we are able to sign up on any web application using a long 100000 characters password which may lead  website becoming unavailable or unresponsive.

When you supply a long password , Generally what happens applications are implementing password hashing algorithms , So when we supply long password than server will get busy doing that and website becomes unavailable or unresponsive . When a long password is sent, the password hashing process will result in CPU and memory exhaustion.

Prevention

Normally all sites have a password minimum to maximum length like 72 words limit or 48 limit to prevent Denial Of Service attack.

The password hashing implementation must be fixed to limit the maximum length of accepted passwords.

Example Password used during testing

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