CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 12, 2024
Updated: Mar 26, 2024


CVE-2023-48788, also known as CWE-89 (Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command), is a critical vulnerability that affects Fortinet FortiClientEMS versions 7.2.0 through 7.2.2 and FortiClientEMS versions 7.0.1 through 7.0.10. This vulnerability allows attackers to execute unauthorized code or commands by exploiting an SQL injection flaw. The impacted products include ulsvtZ, ulsvtY, ulsvtb, ulsvta, ulsvtT, u402uS, ulsvtV, ulsvtU, ulsvtX, ulsvtW, k1I7UW, and k1I7UX. The risk score for this vulnerability is 99 out of 100, indicating its high potential danger to organizations. To remediate this vulnerability, users should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by Fortinet as soon as possible to ensure their systems are protected from exploitation via specially crafted packets.

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