Fortinet FortiADC up to 6.2.4/7.0.2 User cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Fortinet FortiADC up to 6.2.4/7.0.2. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing. The manipulation of the argument User with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. The software does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. CVE summarizes:

A improper neutralization of input during web page generation ('cross-site scripting') in Fortinet FortiADC 7.0.0 - 7.0.2 and 6.2.0 - 6.2.4 allows an attacker to execute unauthorized code or commands via the URL and User fields observed in the traffic and event logviews.

The weakness was released 11/02/2022. The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2022-38374 since 08/16/2022. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 12/03/2022). This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.





  • commercial

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.4

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.3
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NVD Base Score: 6.1
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CNA Base Score: 8.8
CNA Vector (Fortinet, Inc.): 🔒



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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Threat Intelligenceinfo

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Recommended: no mitigation known
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08/16/2022 CVE reserved
11/02/2022 +78 days Advisory disclosed
11/02/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
12/03/2022 +31 days VulDB last update



Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-38374 (🔒)


Created: 11/02/2022 04:10 PM
Updated: 12/03/2022 03:20 PM
Changes: 11/02/2022 04:10 PM (48), 12/03/2022 03:20 PM (12)
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