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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                 Multiple Vulnerabilities in FortiManager
                               20 April 2015


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

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

Original Bulletin: 

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Multiple Vulnerabilities in FortiManager


Risk Low

Date Apr 16 2015

Impact Escalation of Privileges, Cross-Site Scripting, SQL Query Execution, 
SQL Injection, Arbitrary File Download

CVE ID Pending

Fixed In Firmware FortiManager v5.2.2, FortiManager v5.0.11


Certain versions of FortiManager are subject to the following vulnerabilities:

1. Escalation of Privileges: under certain circumstances, there exists the 
possibility for a user to escalate privileges by modifying specific 

2. Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability: it may be possible for an attacker to 
manipulate a specific action to inject potentially malicious JavaScript into 
other user profiles. This vulnerability requires account access and privilege
escalation in order to be successful.

3. SQL Injection: a remote attacker may be able to perform an SQL Injection 
attack on the FortiManager via an improperly sanitized input.

4. Local Privilege Escalation via CLI: certain commands can be exploited to 
allow the passing of additional code which can allow an escalation of 

5. Arbitrary File Download: an opportunity exists for an attacker to obtain 
arbitrary files from the FortiManager which can lead to information 
disclosure. This vulnerability requires an attacker to exploit another 
vulnerability to escalate their privileges.

Affected Products

FortiManager v.5.2.1 and earlier

FortiManager v5.0.10 and earlier


FortiManager v5.0 through v5.0.10: Upgrade FortiManager to v5.0.11 or v5.2.2.

FortiManager v5.2 through v5.2.1: Upgrade FortiManager to v5.2.2.


Thank you to Maksymilian Motyl and the ITN Security Team at Orange Polska for
responsibly disclosing these vulnerabilities to Fortinet.

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