Vulnerability CVE-2017-17543


Published: 2018-04-26

Description:
Users' VPN authentication credentials are unsafely encrypted in Fortinet FortiClient for Windows 5.6.0 and below versions, FortiClient for Mac OSX 5.6.0 and below versions and FortiClient SSLVPN Client for Linux 4.4.2335 and below versions, due to the use of a static encryption key and weak encryption algorithms.

Type:

CWE-326

(Inadequate Encryption Strength)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Fortinet -> Forticlient 
Fortinet -> Forticlient sslvpn client 

 References:
https://fortiguard.com/advisory/FG-IR-17-313

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