Fortinet Single Sign On Stack Overflow

Number: AV15-029
Date: 26 March 2015


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a vulnerability in Fortinet Single Sign On.


Fortinet has announced a vulnerability in the Windows version of FSSO (Fortinet Single Sign On) prior to build 237, that can be remotely exploited as indicated in CVE-2015-2281. Remote code execution is possible over the TCP/8000 port with no authentication required. A remote attacker could potentially execute arbitrary code by leveraging the FSSO collectoryagent.exe process.

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.

Upgrade to FSSO build 237 or above. FSSO build 237 is compatible with all FortiOS versions.


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