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Fortinet FortiOS: Improper Privilege Management (CVE-2022-38378)

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Fortinet FortiOS: Improper Privilege Management (CVE-2022-38378)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/16/2023
Created
02/28/2023
Added
02/27/2023
Modified
11/08/2023

Description

An improper privilege management vulnerability [CWE-269] in Fortinet FortiOS version 7.2.0 and before 7.0.7 and FortiProxy version 7.2.0 through 7.2.1 and before 7.0.7 allows an attacker that has access to the admin profile section (System subsection Administrator Users) to modify their own profile and upgrade their privileges to Read Write via CLI or GUI commands.

Solution(s)

  • fortios-upgrade-7_0_8
  • fortios-upgrade-7_2_1

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