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Fortinet FortiOS: Use of Hard-coded Credentials (CVE-2018-9195)

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Fortinet FortiOS: Use of Hard-coded Credentials (CVE-2018-9195)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/21/2019
Created
11/27/2019
Added
11/26/2019
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

Use of a hardcoded cryptographic key in the FortiGuard services communication protocol may allow a Man in the middle with knowledge of the key to eavesdrop on and modify information (URL/SPAM services in FortiOS 5.6, and URL/SPAM/AV services in FortiOS 6.0.; URL rating in FortiClient) sent and received from Fortiguard severs by decrypting these messages. Affected products include FortiClient for Windows 6.0.6 and below, FortiOS 6.0.7 and below, FortiClient for Mac OS 6.2.1 and below.

Solution(s)

  • fortios-upgrade-latest

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