Fortinet Fortigate - Open redirect in sslvpnd (FG-IR-22-479)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 174237


Fortinet Firewall is missing one or more security-related updates.


The version of Fortigate installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the FG-IR-22-479 advisory.

- A url redirection to untrusted site ('open redirect') in Fortinet FortiOS version 7.2.0 through 7.2.3, FortiOS version 7.0.0 through 7.0.9, FortiOS versions 6.4.0 through 6.4.12, FortiOS all versions 6.2, FortiOS all versions 6.0, FortiProxy version 7.2.0 through 7.2.2, FortiProxy version 7.0.0 through 7.0.8, FortiProxy all versions 2.0, FortiProxy all versions 1.2, FortiProxy all versions 1.1, FortiProxy all versions 1.0 allows an authenticated attacker to execute unauthorized code or commands via specially crafted requests. (CVE-2023-22641)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Please upgrade to FortiProxy version 7.2.3 or above Please upgrade to FortiProxy version 7.0.9 or above Please upgrade to FortiOS version 7.2.4 or above Please upgrade to FortiOS version 7.0.10 or above Please upgrade to FortiOS version 6.4.13 or above

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 174237

File Name: fortigate_FG-IR-22-479.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 4/13/2023

Updated: 5/22/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-22641


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/11/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/11/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-22641

IAVA: 2023-A-0198-S