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Vulnerability of FortiClient for Linux: privilege escalation via VCM Engine

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via VCM Engine of FortiClient for Linux, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted software: FortiClient.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 28/10/2020.
Références of this announce: CERTFR-2020-AVI-684, CVE-2020-15934, FG-IR-20-110, VIGILANCE-VUL-33700.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via VCM Engine of FortiClient for Linux, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This cybersecurity weakness impacts software or systems such as FortiClient.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

FortiClient for Linux: versions 6.2.8 and 6.4.1.
Versions 6.2.8 and 6.4.1 are fixed:
  https://www.fortiguard.com/
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