#VU54731 Path traversal


Published: 2021-07-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU54731

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-24013

CWE-ID: CWE-22

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Fortinet FortiMail
Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers

Vendor: Fortinet, Inc

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform directory traversal attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences. A remote user  can send a specially crafted HTTP request and read arbitrary files on the system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise the affected system.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Fortinet FortiMail: 5.0.0 - 6.4.3


CPE

External links
http://fortiguard.com/advisory/FG-IR-21-014


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker 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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