Fortinet FortiManager TLS Certificate information disclosure

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A vulnerability has been found in Fortinet FortiManager (affected version not known) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality of the component TLS Certificate Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 02/13/2017 by Security Team with Airbus as FG-IR-16-055 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2016-8495 since 10/07/2016. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1592 for this issue.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.





CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.3
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NVD Base Score: 7.4
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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OpenVAS ID: 103433
OpenVAS Name: FortiManager TLS certificate validation failure
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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10/07/2016 🔍
02/08/2017 +124 days 🔍
02/13/2017 +5 days 🔍
02/13/2017 +0 days 🔍
02/14/2017 +1 days 🔍
11/14/2022 +2099 days 🔍



Advisory: FG-IR-16-055
Researcher: Security Team
Organization: Airbus
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-8495 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1037805
SecurityFocus: 96157 - FortiManager CVE-2016-8495 SSL Certificate Validation Information Disclosure Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-8495 - Fortinet - FortiManager - Improper Certificate Validation Issue


Created: 02/14/2017 09:12 AM
Updated: 11/14/2022 08:37 AM
Changes: 02/14/2017 09:12 AM (62), 09/02/2020 09:16 AM (7), 11/14/2022 08:37 AM (3)
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