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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

   FortiPortal - Improper thread synchronization for database operations
                             16 November 2021


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           FortiPortal
Publisher:         FortiGuard
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Existing Account
                   Reduced Security  -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2021-36181  

Original Bulletin: 

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FortiPortal - Improper thread synchronization for database operations

IR Number    : FG-IR-21-102
Date         : Nov 2, 2021
Risk         : 2/5
CVSSv3 Score : 3
Impact       : Denial of service
CVE ID       : CVE-2021-36181
Affected Products: FortiPortal: 6.0.5, 6.0.4, 6.0.3, 6.0.2, 6.0.1, 6.0.0, 5.3.6, 5.3.5, 5.3.4, 5.3.3, 5.3.2, 5.3.1, 5.3.0, 5.2.6, 5.2.5, 5.2.4, 5.2.3, 5.2.2, 5.2.1, 5.2.0, 5.1.2, 5.1.1, 5.1.0, 5.0.3, 5.0.2, 5.0.1, 5.0.0, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4, 4.0.3, 4.0.2, 4.0.1, 4.0.0
Language     : English


A concurrent execution using shared resource with improper Synchronization
vulnerability ('Race Condition') [CWE-362] in the customer database interface
of FortiPortal may allow an authenticated, low-privilege user to bring the
underlying database data into an inconsistent state via specific coordination
of web requests.

Affected Products

FortiPortal version 6.0.5 and below.
FortiPortal version 5.3.6 and below.
FortiPortal version 5.2.6 and below.
FortiPortal version 5.1.2 and below.
FortiPortal version 5.0.3 and below.
FortiPortal version 4.2.2 and below.
FortiPortal version 4.1.2 and below.
FortiPortal version 4.0.2 and below.


Upgrade to FortiPortal version 6.0.6 or above.


Internally discovered and reported by Giuseppe Cocomazzi of Fortinet Product
Security team.

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