CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 13, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 312


CVE-2023-40715 is a vulnerability found in FortiTester versions 2.3.0 through 7.2.3. It is classified as a cleartext storage of sensitive information vulnerability (CWE-312). Attackers who have access to the DB contents can retrieve the plaintext password of external servers configured in the device. This vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base severity score of 5.5, with low privileges required and no user interaction needed. The potential danger for organizations is high, as it allows unauthorized access to sensitive information, compromising confidentiality. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to the latest version of FortiTester that addresses this issue.


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