CVSS 3.1 Score 9.6 of 10 (high)


Published Apr 9, 2024
Updated: Apr 10, 2024


CVE-2023-45590 is a cybersecurity vulnerability that affects Fortinet FortiClientLinux versions 7.2.0, 7.0.6 through 7.0.10, and 7.0.3 through 7.0.4. The vulnerability allows an attacker to execute unauthorized code or commands by tricking a FortiClientLinux user into visiting a malicious website, due to an improper control of code generation (code injection). The vulnerability has a risk score of 68 and is rated as critical, with a base score of 9.6 according to the CVSS:3.1 scoring system. It requires user interaction and has a high impact on integrity and confidentiality, as well as high availability impact. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating the affected versions of FortiClientLinux to a patched version provided by the software vendor, Fortinet Inc., to prevent potential unauthorized code execution and command execution on affected systems.

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