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: 1.5

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 2019/11/26

Updated: 2019/12/16

Dependencies: 73522

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-15705

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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: 2019/11/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/11/08

Reference Information

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

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