CVSS 3.1 Score 8.2 of 10 (high)


Published Apr 10, 2024


CVE-2024-31492 is a vulnerability categorized as "EXTERNAL CONTROL OF FILE NAME OR PATH" (CWE-73) in FortiClientMac versions 7.2.3 and below, as well as version 7.0.10 and below installer. The vulnerability allows a local attacker to execute arbitrary code or commands by writing a malicious configuration file in the /tmp directory before starting the installation process. This vulnerability affects products such as vSStIb, vSSy-7, vSSqrf, and vSSqre. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25 out of 100, with a base severity rating of HIGH. The exploitability score is 1.5 out of 10, indicating a low complexity for attackers to exploit it. The potential impacts include high integrity and confidentiality impact, as well as a high availability impact on the affected systems. It is recommended to remediate this vulnerability by updating FortiClientMac to a version that is not affected by this issue.

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