Advisory Published


First published: Tue Nov 14 2023(Updated: )

A use of hard-coded credentials vulnerability in Fortinet FortiClient Windows 7.0.0 - 7.0.9 and 7.2.0 - 7.2.1 allows an attacker to bypass system protections via the use of static credentials.


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Fortinet FortiClient Windows>=7.0.0<=7.0.9
Fortinet FortiClient Windows=7.2.0
Fortinet FortiClient Windows=7.2.1

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID for this issue?

    The vulnerability ID for this issue is CVE-2023-33304.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-33304?

    The severity of CVE-2023-33304 is medium.

  • How does CVE-2023-33304 affect Fortinet FortiClient?

    CVE-2023-33304 affects Fortinet FortiClient versions 7.0.0 - 7.0.9 and 7.2.0 - 7.2.1 on Windows.

  • How can an attacker exploit CVE-2023-33304?

    An attacker can exploit CVE-2023-33304 by bypassing system protections using hard-coded credentials.

  • Is there a fix available for CVE-2023-33304?

    Yes, Fortinet has released a fix for CVE-2023-33304. It is recommended to update to the latest version of Fortinet FortiClient.


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