Advisory Published


First published: Tue Nov 14 2023(Updated: )

An improper access control vulnerability [CWE-284] in FortiADC automation feature 7.1.0 through 7.1.2, 7.0 all versions, 6.2 all versions, 6.1 all versions may allow an authenticated low-privileged attacker to escalate their privileges to super_admin via a specific crafted configuration of fabric automation CLI script.

Credit: psirt@fortinet.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Fortinet FortiADC>=6.1.0<=6.1.6
Fortinet FortiADC>=6.2.0<=6.2.6
Fortinet FortiADC>=7.0.0<=7.0.5
Fortinet FortiADC=7.1.0
Fortinet FortiADC=7.1.1
Fortinet FortiADC=7.1.2

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID for this vulnerability?

    The vulnerability ID is CVE-2023-26205.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-26205?

    The severity of CVE-2023-26205 is high with a score of 8.1.

  • Which software versions are affected by this vulnerability?

    FortiADC automation feature versions 7.1.0 through 7.1.2, 7.0, 6.2, and 6.1 are affected.

  • How can an attacker exploit this vulnerability?

    An authenticated low-privileged attacker can escalate their privileges to super_admin via a specifically crafted configuration of fabric authentication users and groups.

  • Is there a patch available for this vulnerability?

    It is recommended to update to the latest version of FortiADC that addresses this vulnerability.


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