FortiManager v5.2.2 Multiple XSS Vulnerabilities

Subject: FortiManager v5.2.2 Multiple XSS Vulnerabilities

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FortiManager v5.2.2

FortiManager is a centralized security management appliance that allows you to
centrally manage any number of Fortinet Network Security devices.

Vulnerability Type:
Multiple Cross Site Scripting ( XSS ) in FortiManager GUI

CVE Reference:

Vulnerability Details:

The Graphical User Interface (GUI) of FortiManager v5.2.2 is 
vulnerable to two reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities.
2 potential XSS vectors were identified:

* XSS vulnerability in SOMVpnSSLPortalDialog.
* XSS vulnerability in FGDMngUpdHistory.

The Graphical User Interface (GUI) of FortiManager v5.2.3 is vulnerable to one
reflected XSS vulnerability and one stored XSS vulnerability.
2 potential XSS vectors were identified:

* XSS vulnerability in sharedjobmanager.
* XSS vulnerability in SOMServiceObjDialog.

Affected Products

XSS items 1-2: FortiManager v5.2.2 or earlier.
XSS items 3-4: FortiManager v5.2.3 or earlier.

No workarounds are currently available.
Update to FortiManager v5.2.4.

Exploit code(s):

1- Persistent:

<div class="ui-comments-div"><textarea  id="_comp_15" name="_comp_15" class="ui-comments-text" cols="58" maxlength="255" 
 maxnum="255" placeholder="Write a comment" rows="1"><script>alert(666)</script></textarea><label class="ui-comments-remaining">

2- Reflected

Disclosure Timeline:
Vendor Notification:  August 4, 2015
September 24, 2015 : Public Disclosure

Exploitation Technique:
Remote & Local

Severity Level:
Medium (3)


Request Method(s):              [+] GET

Vulnerable Product:             [+] FortiManager v5.2.2  & v5.2.3 or earlier

Vulnerable Parameter(s):        [+] vdom, textarea field

Affected Area(s):               [+] sharedobjmanager, SOMServiceObjDialog


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by hyp3rlinx

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