Vulnerability Note VU#902790

Fortinet Fortiweb 5.1 contains a cross-site request forgery vulnerability

Original Release date: 07 May 2014 | Last revised: 07 May 2014

Overview

Fortinet Fortiweb prior to version 5.2.0 do not sufficiently verify whether a valid request was intentionally provided by the user, which results in a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability. (CWE-352)

Description

CWE-352: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Fortinet Fortiweb prior to version 5.2.0 do not sufficiently verify whether a valid request was intentionally provided by the user. The cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability lies in /system/config/adminadd.

Impact

A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to trick an authenticated user into making an unintentional request to the web server via a URL, image load, XMLHttpRequest, etc, which will be treated as an authentic request and may result in information leakage or code execution.

Solution

Apply an Update

Fortiweb 5.2.0 has been released to address several CSRF vulnerabilities including this one.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Fortinet, Inc.Affected20 Nov 201306 Dec 2013
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base 5.8 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Temporal 4.5 E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental 1.3 CDP:L/TD:L/CR:M/IR:M/AR:L

References

Credit

Thanks to William Costa for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2014-3115
  • Date Public: 02 May 2014
  • Date First Published: 07 May 2014
  • Date Last Updated: 07 May 2014
  • Document Revision: 12

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