Check Point Advisories

Fortinet FortiOS Cross Site Scripting (CVE-2018-13380)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1829
Date Published: 21 Aug 2022
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Sunday 21 August, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-13380
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Fortinet FortiOS 6.0.0 to 6.0.4
Fortinet FortiOS 5.6.0 to 5.6.7
Fortinet FortiOS 5.4.0 to 5.4.12
Fortinet FortiOS 5.2 and below
Fortinet FortiProxy 2.0.0
Fortinet FortiProxy 1.2.8 and below
Vulnerability Description A cross site scripting vulnerability exists in Fortinet FortiOS. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to inject an arbitrary web script into the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Fortinet FortiOS Cross Site Scripting (CVE-2018-13380) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Fortinet FortiOS Cross Site Scripting (CVE-2018-13380)

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