Improper input validation in FortiAP-U

Published: 2023-09-19
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2023-36634
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor Fortinet, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU80898

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2023-36634

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper input validation

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local user to list and delete arbitrary files on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in CLI. A local user can pass specially crafted arguments to an affected command and list files or delete them.


Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

FortiAP-U: 5.4.0 - 7.0.0

CPE2.3 External links

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