Fortinet FortiWeb - OS command injection in CLI (FG-IR-22-186)

high Nessus Plugin ID 174265


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


The version of FortiWeb installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the FG-IR-22-186 advisory.

- A improper neutralization of special elements used in an os command ('os command injection') in Fortinet FortiWeb version 7.0.0 through 7.0.3, FortiADC version 7.1.0 through 7.1.1, FortiADC version 7.0.0 through 7.0.3, FortiADC 6.2 all versions, FortiADC 6.1 all versions, FortiADC 6.0 all versions, FortiADC 5.4 all versions, FortiADC 5.3 all versions, FortiADC 5.2 all versions, FortiADC 5.1 all versions allows attacker to execute unauthorized code or commands via specifically crafted arguments to existing commands.

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 FortiWeb version 7.2.0 or above Please upgrade to FortiWeb version 7.0.4 or above Please upgrade to FortiADC version 7.2.0 or above Please upgrade to FortiADC version 7.1.2 or above Please upgrade to FortiADC version 7.0.4 or above

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 174265

File Name: fortiweb_FG-IR-22-186.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 4/13/2023

Updated: 5/22/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-43948


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:fortinet:fortiweb

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-2022-43948