High Threat Security Alert (A23-06-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Fortinet Products
13 June 2023
Fortinet released security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities in Fortinet products. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by sending specially crafted requests to an affected system.
Reports indicate that a remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2023-27997) in FortiOS and FortiProxy is at a high risk of exploitation. System administrators are advised to take immediate actions to patch your affected systems to mitigate the elevated risk of cyber attacks.
For detailed information of the affected products, please refer to the section "Affected Products" of corresponding security advisory at vendor's website.
Depending on the vulnerability being exploited, a successful exploitation could lead to remote code execution, arbitrary command injection, denial of service, information disclosure, privilege escalation, security restriction bypass, spoofing or tampering of affected system.
Software updates for affected systems are now available. Administrators of affected systems should follow the recommendations provided by the product vendor and take immediate actions to mitigate the risk.