Information disclosure in FortiClient for macOS

Published: 2019-11-08
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-15704
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Fortinet FortiClient for Windows
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor Fortinet, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU22610

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-15704

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information exposure

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to FortiClient for macOS displays password in clear-text when establishing connection with an SSL VPN Gateway. A local user with access to console window can obtain login and password used to connect to a remote SSL VPN Gateway.


Update the FortiClient for macOS to version 6.2.1 or 6.0.8.

Vulnerable software versions

Fortinet FortiClient for Windows: 6.0.0 - 6.2.0

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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