CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jun 4, 2019
Updated: Jun 3, 2021


CVE-2018-13379 is a vulnerability in Fortinet FortiOS versions 6.0.0 to 6.0.4, 5.6.3 to 5.6.7, and 5.4.6 to 5.4.12, as well as FortiProxy versions 2.0.0, 1.2.0 to 1.2.8, and 1.1.0 to 1.1.6, that allows an unauthenticated attacker to download system files through specially crafted HTTP resource requests in the SSL VPN web portal feature of these products (Fortinet). This vulnerability has a CVSS score of 9.8 out of 10, indicating a critical severity level with a high impact on integrity and confidentiality (National Vulnerability Database). Organizations using these vulnerable versions should apply the necessary patches and updates provided by Fortinet to remediate the issue and prevent unauthorized access and potential data breaches (Fortinet).

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