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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-14187

A local privilege escalation and local code execution vulnerability in Fortinet FortiOS 5.6.0 to 5.6.2, 5.4.0 to 5.4.8, and 5.2 and below versions allows attacker to execute unauthorized binary program contained on an USB drive plugged into a FortiGate via linking the aforementioned binary program to a command that is allowed to be run by the fnsysctl CLI command.
Publish Date : 2018-05-24 Last Update Date : 2019-10-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 269

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-14187

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fortinet Fortios 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fortinet Fortios 5.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fortinet Fortios 5.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Fortinet Fortios 5.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Fortinet Fortios 5.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Fortinet Fortios 5.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Fortinet Fortios 5.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Fortinet Fortios 5.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Fortinet Fortios 5.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Fortinet Fortios 5.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Fortinet Fortios 5.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Fortinet Fortios 5.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Fortinet Fortios 5.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fortinet Fortios 13

- References For CVE-2017-14187
BID 104312 Fortinet FortiOS CVE-2017-14187 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2018-05-18

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-14187

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