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vulnerability announce CVE-2017-17544

FortiOS: privilege escalation via Restoring Modified Configurations

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Restoring Modified Configurations of FortiOS, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable products: FortiGate, FortiGate Virtual Appliance, FortiOS.
Severity of this weakness: 1/4.
Consequences of an attack: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Hacker's origin: privileged account.
Creation date: 03/04/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CERTFR-2019-AVI-143, CVE-2017-17544, FG-IR-17-053, VIGILANCE-VUL-28932.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Restoring Modified Configurations of FortiOS, in order to escalate his privileges.
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