Information disclosure in FortiMail

Published: 2021-12-07
Risk Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-32591
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Fortinet FortiMail
Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers

Vendor Fortinet, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Missing Required Cryptographic Step

EUVDB-ID: #VU58633

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2021-32591


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows an attacker to compromise users' passwords.

The vulnerability exists due to missing cryptographic steps in the function that encrypts users' LDAP and RADIUS credentials. An attacker in possession of the password store to compromise the confidentiality of the encrypted secrets.


Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Fortinet FortiMail: 5.0 - 7.0.1

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

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