CVE-2022-40684

CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Oct 18, 2022
Updated: Aug 8, 2023
CWE ID 287

Summary

CVE-2022-40684 is an authentication bypass vulnerability 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, allowing an unauthenticated attacker to perform operations on the administrative interface via specially crafted HTTP or HTTPS requests [CWE-288]. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of CRITICAL with a base score of 9.8 out of 10, indicating its high potential danger to organizations [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H]. The recommended mitigation and advisory information can be found in the vendor advisory provided by Fortinet [Mitigation, Vendor Advisory].

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