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Fortinet FortiOS: Improper Privilege Management (CVE-2017-17544)

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Fortinet FortiOS: Improper Privilege Management (CVE-2017-17544)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/09/2019
Created
09/14/2019
Added
09/06/2019
Modified
08/31/2020

Description

A privilege escalation vulnerability in Fortinet FortiOS 6.0.0 to 6.0.6, 5.6.0 to 5.6.10, 5.4 and below allows admin users to elevate their profile to super_admin via restoring modified configurations.

Solution(s)

  • fortios-upgrade-latest

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