CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2017-14187

Improper Privilege Management

Published: May 24, 2018 | Modified: Oct 03, 2019
CVSS 3.x
6.2
MEDIUM
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 2.x
7.2 HIGH
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

A local privilege escalation and local code execution vulnerability in Fortinet FortiOS 5.6.0 to 5.6.2, 5.4.0 to 5.4.8, and 5.2 and below versions allows attacker to execute unauthorized binary program contained on an USB drive plugged into a FortiGate via linking the aforementioned binary program to a command that is allowed to be run by the fnsysctl CLI command.

Weakness

The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Fortios Fortinet 5.6.0 5.6.2
Fortios Fortinet * 5.2.0
Fortios Fortinet 5.4.0 5.4.8

Potential Mitigations

References