Hard-coded cryptographic key in FortiAuthenticator



Published: 2021-06-01
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-24005
CWE-ID CWE-321
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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FortiAuthenticator
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor Fortinet, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Use of Hard-coded Cryptographic Key

EUVDB-ID: #VU53720

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-24005

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to usage of hard-coded cryptographic keys to encrypt configuration files, debug logs and password data. A local user with access to the files or the CLI configuration can decrypt the sensitive data.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

FortiAuthenticator: 5.0.0 - 6.2.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.fortiguard.com/psirt/FG-IR-20-049

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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