Information disclosure in FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer

Published: 2023-09-19
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2023-36638
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers

Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers

Vendor Fortinet, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Privilege Management

EUVDB-ID: #VU80900

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2023-36638

CWE-ID: CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote user to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to improper privilege management. A remote authenticated API user can view mail server settings through the API via a stolen GUI session ID.


Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

FortiManager: 6.0.0 - 7.2.2

FortiAnalyzer: 6.0.0 - 7.2.2

CPE2.3 External links

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