Advisory Published


First published: Tue Nov 14 2023(Updated: )

An improper validation of integrity check value vulnerability [CWE-354] in FortiOS 7.2.0 through 7.2.3, 7.0.0 through 7.0.12, 6.4 all versions, 6.2 all versions, 6.0 all versions and FortiProxy 7.2 all versions, 7.0 all versions, 2.0 all versions VMs may allow a local attacker with admin privileges to boot a malicious image on the device and bypass the filesystem integrity check in place.


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Fortinet FortiProxy>=2.0.0<=2.0.13
Fortinet FortiProxy>=7.0.0<=7.0.13
Fortinet FortiProxy>=7.2.0<=7.2.7
Fortinet FortiOS>=6.0.0<=6.0.17
Fortinet FortiOS>=6.2.0<=6.2.15
Fortinet FortiOS>=6.4.0<=6.4.14
Fortinet FortiOS>=7.0.0<=7.0.12
Fortinet FortiOS>=7.2.0<=7.2.3

Never miss a vulnerability like this again

Sign up to SecAlerts for real-time vulnerability data matched to your software, aggregated from hundreds of sources.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID for this Fortinet vulnerability?

    The vulnerability ID for this Fortinet vulnerability is CVE-2023-28002.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-28002?

    The severity of CVE-2023-28002 is medium with a CVSS score of 6.4.

  • Which software versions are affected by CVE-2023-28002?

    CVE-2023-28002 affects FortiOS versions 6.0, 6.2, 6.4, 7.0, and 7.2, as well as FortiProxy versions 2.0, 7.0, and 7.2.

  • How can a local attacker exploit CVE-2023-28002?

    A local attacker with admin privileges can exploit CVE-2023-28002 to perform an improper validation of an integrity check value.

  • Is there a fix available for CVE-2023-28002?

    Yes, Fortinet has released updates to address CVE-2023-28002. It is recommended to update to the latest version of FortiOS or FortiProxy.


SecAlerts Pty Ltd.
132 Wickham Terrace
Fortitude Valley,
QLD 4006, Australia
By using SecAlerts services, you agree to our services end-user license agreement. This website is safeguarded by reCAPTCHA and governed by the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. All names, logos, and brands of products are owned by their respective owners, and any usage of these names, logos, and brands for identification purposes only does not imply endorsement. If you possess any content that requires removal, please get in touch with us.
© 2023 SecAlerts Pty Ltd.
ABN: 70 645 966 203, ACN: 645 966 203