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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
FortiAuthenticator - Hard-coded cryptographic keys used to
encrypt sensitive data
2 June 2021
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: FortiGuard Labs
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2021-24005
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FortiAuthenticator - Hard-coded cryptographic keys used to encrypt sensitive data
IR Number : FG-IR-20-049
Date : May 30, 2021
Risk : 2/5
CVSSv3 Score : 3.9
Impact : Information disclosure
CVE ID : CVE-2021-24005
Usage of hard-coded cryptographic keys to encrypt configuration files, debug
logs and password data in FortiAuthenticator may allow an attacker with access
to the files or the CLI configuration to decrypt the sensitive data, via
knowledge of the hard-coded key.
FortiAuthenticator versions below 6.3.0.
Please upgrade to FortiAuthenticator version 6.3.0 or above.
Fortinet is pleased to thank Steven Shockley for reporting this issue under
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