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Fortinet FortiADC D-series contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#667340

Original Release Date: 2014-04-11 | Last Revised: 2014-04-15

Overview

Fortinet FortiADC D-series 3.2.0, and possibly earlier versions, contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability. (CWE-79)

Description

CWE-79: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Fortinet FortiADC D-series 3.2.0, and possibly earlier versions, contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability. The "locale" parameter in the "/FortiADC/gui_partA/?locale=en" page is vulnerable to a reflected cross-site scripting attack.

Impact

A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary script in the context of the end-user's browser session.

Solution

Apply an Update

FortiADC D-series 3.2.1 has been released to address this vulnerability.

Restrict access

As a general good security practice, only allow connections from trusted hosts and networks. Note that restricting access does not prevent XSS attacks since the attack comes as an HTTP request from a legitimate user's host. Restricting access would prevent an attacker from accessing the FortiADC interface using stolen credentials from a blocked network location.

Vendor Information

667340
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Fortinet, Inc.

Notified:  February 07, 2014 Updated:  April 11, 2014

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.


CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base 4.3 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Temporal 3.7 E:POC/RL:W/RC:C
Environmental 2.8 CDP:ND/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Credit

Thanks to William Costa for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2014-0331
Date Public: 2014-04-11
Date First Published: 2014-04-11
Date Last Updated: 2014-04-15 19:58 UTC
Document Revision: 23

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