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CVE-2017-17543 Detail

Current 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://fortiguard.com/advisory/FG-IR-17-313 Broken Link

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-326 Inadequate Encryption Strength NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:fortinet:forticlient:*:*:*:*:*:windows:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.6.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:fortinet:forticlient:*:*:*:*:*:mac_os_x:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.6.0

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:fortinet:forticlient_sslvpn_client:*:*:*:*:*:linux:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.4.2335


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17543
NVD Published Date:
04/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/11/2018