Fortinet FortiClient OpenSSL Security Bypass

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76535


The remote Windows host is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.


FortiClient, a client-based software solution intended to provide security features for enterprise computers and mobile devices, is installed on the remote Windows host.

The installed FortiClient version uses a vulnerable OpenSSL library that contains a flaw with the handshake process. The flaw could allow an attacker to cause usage of weak keying material leading to simplified man-in-the-middle attacks.


Upgrade to Fortinet FortiClient 5.0.10 / 5.2.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76535

File Name: forticlient_5_0_10.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/07/16

Updated: 2019/11/26

Dependencies: 76534

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-0224

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:fortinet:forticlient

Required KB Items: installed_sw/FortiClient

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/06/05

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0224

BID: 67899

CERT: 978508