Fortinet Fortigate (FG-IR-24-017)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 197626


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-24-017 advisory.

- An improper check or handling of exceptional conditions vulnerability [CWE-703] in Fortinet FortiOS version 7.4.1 allows an unauthenticated attacker to provoke a denial of service on the administrative interface via crafted HTTP requests. (CVE-2024-26007)

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


Upgrade to Fortigate version 7.4.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 197626

File Name: fortigate_FG-IR-24-017.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 5/22/2024

Updated: 5/22/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-26007


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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: 5/14/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-26007

IAVA: 2024-A-0165