Denial of service in FortiAuthenticator



Published: 2021-08-03
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-22124
CWE-ID N/A
Exploitation vector Network
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 medium risk vulnerability.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU55554

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-22124

CWE-ID: N/A

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources in login modules. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

FortiAuthenticator: 4.3.0 - 6.0.5


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.fortiguard.com/psirt/FG-IR-20-170

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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