CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 12, 2024
Updated: Mar 15, 2024
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-42789 is an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in multiple versions of Fortinet FortiOS, including 7.4.0 through 7.4.1 and 7.2.0 through 7.2.5, among others. This vulnerability can be exploited by attackers using specially crafted HTTP requests to execute unauthorized code or commands. The affected products include uMBTiO, iASMZA, sCqhsh, qXFuId, and more. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is significant, with a base severity rating of CRITICAL and a base score of 9.8 out of 10. Organizations should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by Fortinet to remediate this vulnerability and prevent unauthorized code execution or command execution on their systems.


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