Fortinet FortiOS 5.0.x < 5.0.8 Packet Handling DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85739


The remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The remote host is running a version of Fortinet FortiOS 5.0.x prior to 5.0.8. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to a failure to properly handle spoofed packets. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to terminate arbitrary sessions.


Upgrade to Fortinet FortiOS 5.0.8 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85739

File Name: fortios_packet_handling_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 2015/09/02

Modified: 2015/09/03

Dependencies: 73522

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fortinet:fortios

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/07/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/07/28

Reference Information

OSVDB: 125020