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Issue #1854

Device not rebooting after 5 unsuccessful unlock attempts

Added by Jeremy Rand almost 3 years ago. Updated about 2 years ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
Security
Target version:
Start date:
12/19/2017
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Resolution:
Device:
Galaxy S 3 (I9300)
Grant:

Description

https://redmine.replicant.us/projects/replicant/wiki/UsageNotes states:

If a separate encryption password is in place and a PIN or password is set for the lockscreen, another security measure is active: After five unsuccessful attempts to unlock the screen, the device is rebooted and the attacker is faced with the much stronger encryption passphrase. This makes brute-force attacks on the lockscreen much harder.

This doesn't seem to work for me. I have an encryption password, and a different lockscreen password, and I've entered the wrong password 7 times in a row, and the device doesn't reboot.

This is with Replicant 6.0 0003.

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