FortiWeb & FortiADC - OS command injection in CLI

Summary

An improper neutralization of special elements used in an OS command vulnerability [CWE-78] in the command line interpreter of FortiWeb & FortiADC may allow an authenticated attacker to execute unauthorized commands via specifically crafted arguments to existing commands.

Version Affected Solution
FortiADC 7.2 Not affected Not Applicable
FortiADC 7.1 7.1.0 through 7.1.1 Upgrade to 7.1.2 or above
FortiADC 7.0 7.0.0 through 7.0.3 Upgrade to 7.0.4 or above
FortiADC 6.2 6.2 all versions Migrate to a fixed release
FortiADC 6.1 6.1 all versions Migrate to a fixed release
FortiADC 6.0 6.0 all versions Migrate to a fixed release
FortiADC 5.4 5.4 all versions Migrate to a fixed release
FortiADC 5.3 5.3 all versions Migrate to a fixed release
FortiADC 5.2 5.2 all versions Migrate to a fixed release
FortiADC 5.1 5.1 all versions Migrate to a fixed release
FortiWeb 7.2 Not affected Not Applicable
FortiWeb 7.0 7.0.0 through 7.0.3 Upgrade to 7.0.4 or above

Acknowledgement

Internally discovered and reported by Gwendal Guégniaud of Fortinet Product Security team.

Timeline

2023-03-23: Initial publication