CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 13, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 824


CVE-2023-29178 is an access of uninitialized pointer vulnerability, identified as CWE-824, that affects Fortinet FortiProxy versions 7.2.0 through 7.2.3 and before 7.0.9, as well as FortiOS versions 7.2.0 through 7.2.4 and before 7.0.11. This vulnerability allows an authenticated attacker to repeatedly crash the httpsd process by sending crafted HTTP or HTTPS requests. The risk score associated with this vulnerability is 15, indicating a medium level of risk. To remediate the issue, organizations should update their Fortinet FortiProxy and FortiOS installations to versions 7.0.9 and 7.0.11 respectively or later versions provided by the vendor. This vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations as it can lead to denial-of-service attacks that disrupt the availability of affected systems and services.


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