Cross-site scripting in FortiOS SSLVPN Portal



Published: 2020-09-18
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-15706
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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FortiOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Fortinet, Inc

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Store cross-site scripting

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-15706

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in SSL VPN portal interface. A remote authenticated user can inject and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

FortiOS: 5.6.0, 5.6.1, 5.6.2, 5.6.3, 5.6.4, 5.6.5, 5.6.6, 5.6.7, 5.6.8, 5.6.9, 5.6.10, 5.6.11, 5.6.12, 6.0.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.0.6, 6.0.7, 6.2.0, 6.2.1

CPE External links

https://fortiguard.com/psirt/FG-IR-19-223

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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