Upstream information

CVE-2020-7042 at MITRE


An issue was discovered in openfortivpn 1.11.0 when used with OpenSSL 1.0.2 or later. tunnel.c mishandles certificate validation because the hostname check operates on uninitialized memory. The outcome is that a valid certificate is never accepted (only a malformed certificate may be accepted).

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.3
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1165300 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP1
  • openfortivpn >= 1.12.0-bp151.3.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.1
  • openfortivpn >= 1.12.0-lp151.2.5.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • openfortivpn >= 1.17.1-1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA openfortivpn-1.17.1-1.1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Feb 27 22:35:18 2020
CVE page last modified: Tue May 23 15:30:43 2023