Fortinet FortiOS 5.0.x < 5.0.9 Telnet / SSH Username XSS

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Fortinet FortiOS 5.0.x prior
to 5.0.9. It is, therefore, affected by a cross-site scripting
vulnerability due to improper validation of user-supplied input to the
Telnet and SSH usernames. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can
exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary script code in the
context of the current user.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Fortinet FortiOS 5.0.9 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Firewalls

Nessus Plugin ID: 85742 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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