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CVE-2022-40684 Detail

Current Description

An authentication bypass using an alternate path or channel [CWE-288] in Fortinet FortiOS version 7.2.0 through 7.2.1 and 7.0.0 through 7.0.6, FortiProxy version 7.2.0 and version 7.0.0 through 7.0.6 and FortiSwitchManager version 7.2.0 and 7.0.0 allows an unauthenticated atttacker to perform operations on the administrative interface via specially crafted HTTP or HTTPS requests.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Fortinet, Inc.
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/169431/Fortinet-FortiOS-FortiProxy-FortiSwitchManager-Authentication-Bypass.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://fortiguard.com/psirt/FG-IR-22-377 Mitigation  Vendor Advisory 

This CVE is in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

Reference CISA's BOD 22-01 and Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog for further guidance and requirements.

Vulnerability Name Date Added Due Date Required Action
Fortinet Multiple Products Authentication Bypass Vulnerability 10/11/2022 11/01/2022 Apply updates per vendor instructions.

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-306 Missing Authentication for Critical Function cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-40684
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2022
NVD Last Modified:
10/20/2022
Source:
Fortinet, Inc.