CVSS 3.1 Score 6.7 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 14, 2023
Updated: Nov 21, 2023
CWE ID 120


CVE-2023-29177 is a vulnerability that affects FortiADC version 7.2.0 and earlier, as well as FortiDDoS-F version 6.5.0 and earlier. It is classified as a "classic buffer overflow" vulnerability (CWE-120), which allows a privileged attacker to execute arbitrary code or commands through specially crafted CLI requests. The affected products include several Fortinet devices, such as dKb73K, tz5Nyr, rMeneV, ooVR16, and others. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM (base score: 6.7) and requires high privileges for exploitation. It poses a high risk to integrity and confidentiality, with an exploitability score of 0.8. Organizations should remediate this issue by updating their FortiADC and FortiDDoS-F products to versions 7.1.2 and 6.4.1 or later respectively to mitigate the potential dangers posed by this vulnerability.

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