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                     FortiWeb multiple vulnerabilities
                               20 April 2015


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           FortiGuard FortiWeb
Publisher:         FortiGuard
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account            
                   Cross-site Scripting            -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Existing Account            
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 

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

Affected Products

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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