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Published:

30 October 2019

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2019.4008
         Command injection vulnerability in FortiClient for Mac OS
                              30 October 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Fortiguard FortiClient
Publisher:         Fortinet
Operating System:  OS X
Impact/Access:     Root Compromise -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-17650  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://fortiguard.com/psirt/FG-IR-19-210

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Command injection vulnerability in FortiClient for Mac OS

IR Number : FG-IR-19-210

Date      : Oct 29, 2019

Risk      : 3/5

Impact    : Unauthorized code execution

CVE ID    : CVE-2019-17650

CVE ID    : CVE-2019-17650

Summary

An Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command vulnerability
in one of FortiClient for Mac OS root processes, may allow a local user of the
system on which FortiClient is running to execute unauthorized code as root by
bypassing a security check.

Impact

Unauthorized code execution

Affected Products

FortiClient for Mac OS version 6.2.1 and below.

Solutions

Please upgrade to FortiClient for Mac OS version 6.2.2 and above.

Acknowledgement

Fortinet is very pleased to thank Lasse Trolle Borup of Langkjaer Cyber Defence
for bringing this issue to our attention under responsible disclosure.

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