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CVE-2019-6143 Detail

Current Description

Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall (Forcepoint NGFW) 6.4.x before 6.4.7, 6.5.x before 6.5.4, and 6.6.x before 6.6.2 has a serious authentication vulnerability that potentially allows unauthorized users to bypass password authentication and access services protected by the NGFW Engine. The vulnerability affects the following NGFW features when the LDAP authentication method is used as the backend authentication: IPsec VPN, SSL VPN or Browser-based user authentication. The vulnerability does not apply when any other backend authentication is used. The RADIUS authentication method is not vulnerable, for example.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.1 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
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): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
https://support.forcepoint.com/KBArticle?id=000017474 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Authentication (CWE-287)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:forcepoint:next_generation_firewall:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
6.4.0
Up to (including)
6.4.6
 cpe:2.3:a:forcepoint:next_generation_firewall:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
6.5.0
Up to (including)
6.5.3
 cpe:2.3:a:forcepoint:next_generation_firewall:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
6.6.0
Up to (including)
6.6.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-6143
NVD Published Date:
08/20/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/30/2019