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Fortinet FortiOS: Use of Hard-coded Credentials (CVE-2019-6693)

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Fortinet FortiOS: Use of Hard-coded Credentials (CVE-2019-6693)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/21/2019
Created
11/30/2019
Added
11/28/2019
Modified
04/27/2021

Description

Use of a hard-coded cryptographic key to cipher sensitive data in FortiOS configuration backup file may allow an attacker with access to the backup file to decipher the sensitive data, via knowledge of the hard-coded key. The aforementioned sensitive data includes users' passwords (except the administrator's password), private keys' passphrases and High Availability password (when set).

Solution(s)

  • fortios-upgrade-latest

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