2021-26097 | Fortinet FortiSandbox Web GUI os command injection (FG-IR-20-198)
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A vulnerability has been found in Fortinet FortiSandbox up to 3.0.6/3.1.4/3.2.2 and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the component Web GUI. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-78. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
An improper neutralization of special elements used in an OS Command vulnerability in FortiSandbox 3.2.0 through 3.2.2, 3.1.0 through 3.1.4, and 3.0.0 through 3.0.6 may allow an authenticated attacker with access to the web GUI to execute unauthorized code or commands via specifically crafted HTTP requests.
The weakness was shared 08/05/2021 as FG-IR-20-198. It is possible to read the advisory at fortiguard.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2021-26097 since 01/25/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The successful exploitation needs a single authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/08/2021).
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.8
Status: Not defined
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