Use of Hard-coded Cryptographic Key in Fortinet FortiClient for Windows



Published: 2020-06-02
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-321
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Fortinet FortiClient
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor Fortinet, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Use of Hard-coded Cryptographic Key

EUVDB-ID: #VU28499

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-321 - Use of Hard-coded Cryptographic Key

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to disclose sensitive information on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to presence of a hard-coded cryptographic key in the default configuration file. A remote authenticated attacker with access to the configuration or the backup file can decrypt the sensitive data on the target system. 

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Fortinet FortiClient: 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 1.0.4, 1.0.5, 1.2.0, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.2.4, 1.2.5, 4.0.0, 4.0.2, 4.1.0, 4.2.0, 4.3.0, 4.3.3.445, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.0.3, 5.0.5, 5.0.6, 5.0.7, 5.0.8, 5.0.9, 5.0.10, 5.0.11, 5.2.0, 5.2.028, 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.3, 5.2.3.091, 5.2.4, 5.2.5, 5.2.6, 5.2.7, 5.2.8, 5.4.0, 5.4.1, 5.4.2, 5.4.3, 5.4.4, 5.4.5, 5.6.0, 5.6.1, 5.6.2, 5.6.3, 5.6.4, 5.6.5, 5.6.6, 6.0.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.0.6, 6.0.7, 6.0.8, 6.2.0, 6.2.1, 6.2.2

CPE2.3 External links

http://fortiguard.com/psirt/FG-IR-19-194

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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