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         FortiPortal - Reflected cross-site scripting due to wrong
                           sanitization context
                             16 November 2021


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           FortiPortal
Publisher:         FortiGuard
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2021-36176  

Original Bulletin: 

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FortiPortal - Reflected cross-site scripting due to wrong sanitization context

IR Number    : FG-IR-21-100
Date         : Nov 2, 2021
Risk         : 3/5
CVSSv3 Score : 5.8
Impact       : Cross-site scripting
CVE ID       : CVE-2021-36176
Affected Products: FortiPortal: 6.0.5, 6.0.4, 6.0.3, 6.0.2, 6.0.1, 6.0.0, 5.3.6, 5.3.5, 5.3.4, 5.3.3, 5.3.2, 5.3.1, 5.3.0, 5.2.6, 5.2.5, 5.2.4, 5.2.3, 5.2.2, 5.2.1, 5.2.0, 5.1.2, 5.1.1, 5.1.0, 5.0.3, 5.0.2, 5.0.1, 5.0.0, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4, 4.0.3, 4.0.2, 4.0.1, 4.0.0


Multiple improper neutralization of input during web page generation
vulnerabilities [CWE-79] in both the customer and provider interfaces of
FortiPortal may allow an attacker to perform reflected Cross-site scripting
attacks via specially crafted HTTP request parameters.

Affected Products

FortiPortal version 6.0.5 and below.
FortiPortal version 5.3.6 and below.
FortiPortal version 5.2.6 and below.
FortiPortal version 5.1.2 and below.
FortiPortal version 5.0.3 and below.
FortiPortal version 4.2.4 and below.
FortiPortal version 4.1.2 and below.
FortiPortal version 4.0.4 and below.


Upgrade to FortiPortal version 6.0.6 or above.
Upgrade to FortiPortal version 5.3.7 or above.
Upgrade to FortiPortal version 5.2.7 or above.


Internally discovered and reported by Fortinet Product Security team.

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