PSIRT Advisories

FortiWeb - Path traversal in API controller


A relative path traversal vulnerability [CWE-23] in the API of FortiWeb may allow an authenticated attacker to retrieve arbitrary files from the underlying filesystem via specially crafted web requests.

Affected Products

FortiWeb version 7.0.0 through 7.0.2
FortiWeb version 6.3.6 through 6.3.20
FortiWeb 6.4 all versions


Please upgrade to FortiWeb version 7.0.3 or above
Please upgrade to FortiWeb version 6.3.21 or above


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