2008-7161 | Fortinet FortiOS URL Filter access control (BID-27276 / XFDB-39684)
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A vulnerability was found in Fortinet FortiOS 3.00 (Firewall Software). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the component URL Filter. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:
Fortinet FortiGuard Fortinet FortiGate-1000 3.00 build 040075,070111 allows remote attackers to bypass URL filtering via fragmented GET or POST requests that use HTTP/1.0 without the Host header. NOTE: this issue might be related to CVE-2005-3058.
The weakness was shared 09/04/2009 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). The advisory is available at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2008-7161 since 09/03/2009. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.
It is declared as proof-of-concept.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (39684).
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.9
NVD Base Score: 🔍
0-Day Time: 🔍
Status: Not defined
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
Created: 03/18/2015 15:15
Updated: 08/21/2021 00:45
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