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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Password configured in the FortiWeb's Web Vulnerability Scan
profile is visible in cleartext
7 April 2021
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2020-15942
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The password configured in the FortiWeb's Web Vulnerability Scan profile is visible in cleartext.
IR Number : FG-IR-20-076
Date : Apr 04, 2021
Risk : 3/5
CVSSv3 Score : 4.2
Impact : Information Disclosure
CVE ID : CVE-2020-15942
An information disclosure vulnerability in FortiWeb's Web Vulnerability Scan
profile may allow a remote authenticated attacker to read the password used by
the FortiWeb scanner to access the device defined in the scan profile.
FortiWeb version 6.2.3 and below. FortiWeb version 6.3.4 and below.
Please upgrade to version 6.2.4 or above. Please upgrade to version 6.3.5 or
Fortinet is pleased to thank Danilo Costa for reporting this vulnerability
under responsible disclosure.
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