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Category:   Device (Firewall)  >   Fortinet FortiGate/FortiOS Vendors:   Fortinet
Fortinet FortiGate/FortiOS SSL-VPN Web Portal Bookmark Feature Lets Local Users View Passwords
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041186
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041186
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-9185   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 26 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.0.0 and before
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Fortinet FortiGate/FortiOS. A local user can obtain passwords on the target system.

When a user bookmarks a page in the SSL-VPN portal that uses single sign-on (SSO), the web portal returns the target user's login and password in plain text in a javascript file. A local user on the target user's system can obtain the password.

Stephan Neidhardt - link protect GmbH reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user on the target user's system can obtain the target user's password in certain cases.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.0.1).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://fortiguard.com/psirt/FG-IR-18-027

Vendor URL:  fortiguard.com/psirt/FG-IR-18-027 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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