Fortinet FortiOS < 6.0.7 / 6.2.x < 6.2.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (FG-IR-19-184, FG-IR-19-236)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 131320


The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote host is running a version of FortiOS prior to 6.0.7 or 6.2.x prior to 6.2.2.

It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the FortiGate DHCP monitor page alllows an unauthenticated attacker in the same network as the FortiGate to perform a Stored Cross Site Scripting attack. (CVE-2019-6697)

- A Denial of Service vulnerability exists in the SSL VPN portal of FortiOS that allows an unauthenticated remote attacker to crash the SSL VPN service by sending a crafted POST request.


Upgrade to Fortinet FortiOS version to 6.0.7, 6.2.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 131320

File Name: fortios_FG-IR-19-236.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 11/26/2019

Updated: 6/3/2021

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-6697


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fortinet:fortios

Required KB Items: Host/Fortigate/model, Host/Fortigate/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/8/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/8/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-6697, CVE-2019-15705

IAVA: 2019-A-0432-S, 2019-A-0439-S