CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 14, 2023
Updated: Nov 18, 2023


CVE-2023-42783 is a relative path traversal vulnerability that affects Fortinet FortiWLM versions 8.6.0 through 8.6.5, 8.5.0 through 8.5.4, 8.4.2 through 8.4.0, 8.3.2 through 8.3.0, and 8.2.2. This vulnerability allows an attacker to read arbitrary files by sending crafted HTTP requests. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of HIGH and a base score of 7.5 according to the National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The potential danger it poses to organizations is high confidentiality impact since an attacker can access sensitive files on the affected systems without requiring any privileges or user interaction. It is recommended to apply the necessary patches or updates provided by Fortinet to remediate this vulnerability and ensure the security of the affected products and systems.

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