Fortinet Fortigate - Flaws over krb keytab encryption scheme (FG-IR-22-158)

low Nessus Plugin ID 165242

Synopsis

Fortinet Firewall is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

The version of Fortigate installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the FG-IR-22-158 advisory.

- A missing cryptographic steps vulnerability [CWE-325]in the functions that encrypt the keytab files in FortiOS may allow anattacker in possession of the encrypted file to decipher it. (CVE-2022-29053)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Fortigate version 7.0.6 / 7.2.1 or later.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 165242

File Name: fortigate_FG-IR-22-158.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 9/19/2022

Updated: 9/20/2022

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-29053

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:fortinet:fortios:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, Host/Fortigate/model, Host/Fortigate/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/6/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/6/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-29053