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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Fortinet FortiManager Vendors:   Fortinet
Fortinet FortiManager TLS Certificate Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Passwords on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037805
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-8495   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 10 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.0.6 to 5.2.7, 5.4.0 to 5.4.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Fortinet FortiManager. A remote user can obtain authentication credentials from the target system.

The systems does not properly validate TLS certificates. A remote user can exploit this flaw when the system probes for devices to be managede to obtain the pre-shared secret key.

The AirBus security team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain secret keys from the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.2.8, 5.4.2).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication error

Message History:   None.

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