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CVE-2016-4573 Detail

Current Description

Fortinet FortiSwitch FSW-108D-POE, FSW-124D, FSW-124D-POE, FSW-224D-POE, FSW-224D-FPOE, FSW-248D-POE, FSW-248D-FPOE, FSW-424D, FSW-424D-POE, FSW-424D-FPOE, FSW-448D, FSW-448D-POE, FSW-448D-FPOE, FSW-524D, FSW-524D-FPOE, FSW-548D, FSW-548D-FPOE, FSW-1024D, FSW-1048D, FSW-3032D, and FSW-R-112D-POE models, when in FortiLink managed mode and upgraded to 3.4.1, might allow remote attackers to bypass authentication and gain administrative access via an empty password for the rest_admin account.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://fortiguard.com/advisory/fortiswitch-rest-admin-account-exposed-under-specific-conditions Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92450
https://www.themissinglink.com.au/security/advisories/cve-2016-4573 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fortinet:fortiswitch:3.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-1024d:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-1048d:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-108d-poe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-124d:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-124d-poe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-224d-fpoe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-224d-poe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-248d-fpoe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-248d-poe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-3032d:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-424d:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-424d-fpoe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-424d-poe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-448d:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-448d-fpoe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-448d-poe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-524d:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-524d-fpoe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-548d:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-548d-fpoe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:fortinet:fsw-r-112d-poe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4573
NVD Published Date:
09/09/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016