Multiple vulnerabilities in FortiOS



Published: 2020-09-30
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2020-12819
CVE-2020-12820
CWE-ID CWE-122
CWE-121
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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FortiOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Fortinet, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Heap-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU47185

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12819

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the processing of Link Control Protocol messages. A remote authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted LCP packet, trigger heap-based buffer overflow and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

FortiOS: 5.6.0 - 5.6.12, 6.0.0 - 6.0.10, 6.2.0 - 6.2.4, 6.4.0 - 6.4.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://fortiguard.com/psirt/FG-IR-20-082

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Stack-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU47186

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12820

CWE-ID: CWE-121 - Stack-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in SSL VPN daemon. A remote authenticated attacker can request a large FortiClient file name, trigger stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

FortiOS: 5.6.0 - 5.6.12, 6.0.0 - 6.0.10


CPE2.3 External links

http://fortiguard.com/psirt/FG-IR-20-083

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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