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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
FortiWeb multiple vulnerabilities
20 April 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: FortiGuard FortiWeb
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Revision History: April 20 2015: Product name corrected
April 17 2015: Initial Release
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FortiWeb multiple vulnerabilities
Risk 2 Low
Date Apr 16 2015
Impact XSS, OS command injection, autocomplete in html form
Fixed In Firmware 5.3.5
Older versions of FortiWeb are subject to three vulnerabilities:
1. OS command injection: A WebUI administrator user may run system commands when executing a report
2. Reflected XSS: A WebUI administrator user may perform a reflected XSS attack via an improperly sanitized parameter in the FortiWeb auto update service page
3. Password field with autocomplete enabled: The WebUI FTP backup page contains a password field with HTML form autocomplete enabled
The Reflected XSS impacts FortiWeb versions between 5.0.0 and 5.3.4 included.
The OS command injection and the password field with autocomplete enabled impact all supported FortiWeb versions lower than 5.3.5.
Upgrade to FortiWeb 5.3.5 or higher.
Associate administrators to a limited access profile with none or read-only privileges for the following pages:
- - Maintenance
- - System Configuration
- - Log & report
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