Fortinet FortiOS 5.2.3 ZebOS Shell Remote Command Execution (FG-IR-15-020)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 85910


The remote host is affected by a remote command execution vulnerability.


The remote host is running Fortinet FortiOS 5.2.3. It is, therefore, affected by a remote command execution vulnerability that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands via the internal ZebOS shell on the high availability (HA) dedicated management interface.


Upgrade to Fortinet FortiOS 5.2.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 85910

File Name: fortios_FG-IR-15-020.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 2015/09/11

Modified: 2015/09/14

Dependencies: 73522

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fortinet:fortios

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/24

Reference Information

OSVDB: 125578