CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 13, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 798


CVE-2023-40717 is a vulnerability categorized as a use of hard-coded credentials (CWE-798) in FortiTester versions 2.3.0 through 7.2.3. This vulnerability allows an attacker who gains access to the device's shell to exploit the use of hard-coded credentials and gain unauthorized access to the database using shell commands. The vulnerability affects multiple products, including oaBv_M, oaBv_N, oaBv_O, oaBv_P, oaBv_K, oaBv_L, t1jDwA, gSPdxl, gSPdxk, gSPdxn, gSPdxm, gSPdxh, gSPdxg, gSPdxj, gSPdxi, oaBv_Q, oaBv_R, gSPdxo, gSPdxV, gSPdxU, gSPdxX,gSPdxW,gSPdxR,gSPdxT,gSDpS,gSDpXd,gSDpXc,gSDpXf,gSDpXe,gSDpXZ,gSDpXY,t1jDx_,t1jDx-. The vulnerability has a risk score of 25 and a base severity of MEDIUM according to the [email protected] report. It has a CVSS:3.1 vector string of "CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L". The potential danger posed by this vulnerability includes unauthorized access to sensitive information stored in the database and potential data breaches if exploited by attackers with shell access to the device.

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