#VU80870 OS Command Injection in FortiADC

Published: 2023-09-18

Vulnerability identifier: #VU80870

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-35849


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor: Fortinet, Inc


The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in Automation/Webhook module. A local user can pass specially crafted arguments to existing commands and execute arbitrary commands on the system.

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Vulnerable software versions

FortiADC: 6.2.0 - 6.2.5, 7.1.0 - 7.1.1, 7.0.0 - 7.0.3, 6.1.0 - 6.1.6

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

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