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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Privilege Escalation observed in FortiNAC by exploiting the SUDO privileges
5 May 2021
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Root Compromise -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2021-24011
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Privilege Escalation observed in FortiNAC by exploiting the SUDO privileges.
IR Number : FG-IR-20-038
Date : May 03, 2021
Risk : 3/5
CVSSv3 Score : 6.2
Impact : Escalation of Privilege
CVE ID : CVE-2021-24011
A privilege escalation vulnerability in FortiNAC may allow an admin user to
escalate the privileges to root by abusing the sudo privileges.
Escalation of Privilege
FortiNAC version 8.8.1 and below.
Please upgrade to FortiNAC version 8.8.2 or above. Please upgrade to FortiNAC
version 9.1.0 or above.
Fortinet is pleased to thank Jeremy Parente from Fortinet for reporting this
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