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Advisory Published


First published: Tue Nov 14 2023(Updated: )

A relative path traversal in Fortinet FortiWLM version 8.6.0 through 8.6.5 and 8.5.0 through 8.5.4 and 8.4.2 through 8.4.0 and 8.3.2 through 8.3.0 and 8.2.2 allows attacker to read arbitrary files via crafted http requests.

Credit: psirt@fortinet.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Fortinet FortiWLM>=8.5.0<=8.5.4
Fortinet FortiWLM>=8.6.0<=8.6.6
Fortinet FortiWLM=8.2.2
Fortinet FortiWLM=8.3.0
Fortinet FortiWLM=8.3.1
Fortinet FortiWLM=8.3.2
Fortinet FortiWLM=8.4.0
Fortinet FortiWLM=8.4.1
Fortinet FortiWLM=8.4.2

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID of this issue?

    The vulnerability ID is CVE-2023-42783.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-42783?

    The severity of CVE-2023-42783 is high with a CVSS score of 7.3.

  • Which software versions are affected by CVE-2023-42783?

    Fortinet FortiWLM versions 8.6.0 through 8.6.5, 8.5.0 through 8.5.4, 8.4.2 through 8.4.0, 8.3.2 through 8.3.0, and 8.2.2 are affected by CVE-2023-42783.

  • How does CVE-2023-42783 allow an attacker to read arbitrary files?

    CVE-2023-42783 allows an attacker to read arbitrary files through crafted HTTP requests with a relative path traversal vulnerability.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-42783?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-42783 at the following URL: https://fortiguard.com/psirt/FG-IR-23-143.


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