Zero-Day Advisory

Fortinet Discovers Easy Hosting Control Panel Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities


Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered multiple Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Easy Hosting Control Panel (EHCP).

Easy Hosting Control Panel is designed for hosting of multiple domains on single machine.

Multiple XSS vulnerabilities have been discovered in EHCP 0.38.5.b and earlier versions. They are caused by inadequate filtering of user-supplied op value and X-Forwarded-For value.


FortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:

Released Jun 25, 2018

Users should apply the solution provided by Easy Hosting Control Panel.


Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Easy Hosting Control Panel on June 22, 2018.

Easy Hosting Control Panel confirmed the vulnerability on June 23, 2018.

Easy Hosting Control Panel patched the vulnerability on June 23, 2018.


This vulnerability was discovered by Zhouyuan Yang of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.

IPS Subscription

Fortinet customers who subscribe to Fortinet's intrusion prevention (IPS) service should be protected against this vulnerability with the appropriate configuration parameters in place. Fortinet's IPS service is one component of FortiGuard Subscription Services, which also offer comprehensive solutions such as antivirus, Web content filtering and antispam capabilities. These services enable protection against threats on both application and network layers. FortiGuard Services are continuously updated by FortiGuard Labs, which enables Fortinet to deliver a combination of multi-layered security intelligence and true zero-day protection from new and emerging threats. These updates are delivered to all FortiGate, FortiMail and FortiClient products. Fortinet strictly follows responsible disclosure guidelines to ensure optimum protection during a threat's lifecycle.