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
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)
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.
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.
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Fortiweb 5.2.0 has been released to address several CSRF vulnerabilities including this one.
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VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate UpdatedFortinet, Inc.Affected20 Nov 201306 Dec 2013If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let
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Thanks to William Costa for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jared Allar.
02 May 2014
Date First Published:
07 May 2014
Date Last Updated:
07 May 2014
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