Fortinet FortiOS < 5.6.11 / 6.0.0 < 6.0.7 / 6.2.0 < 6.2.2 Information Disclosure (FG-IR-19-134)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 131185
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The remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The remote host is running a version of FortiOS prior to 5.6.11, 6.0.x prior to 6.0.7, or 6.2.x prior to 6.2.2. It is, therefore, affected by an information disclosure vulnerability. The vulnerability exists in the storage of private keys and certificates due to improper value checking or permissions. A non-privileged, local attacker can exploit this via the CLI by unsetting a private key's encryption password for builtin system certificates or setting a blank password for user uploaded certificates. The attacker can use this to disclose plaintext private keys.


Upgrade to Fortinet FortiOS version to 5.6.11, 6.0.9, 6.2.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 131185

File Name: fortios_FG-IR-19-134.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 11/21/2019

Updated: 4/29/2021

Dependencies: fortinet_version.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-5593


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fortinet:fortios

Required KB Items: Host/Fortigate/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/15/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/14/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5593