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Alert: Fortinet Security Updates – August 2023

Fortinet has released a security update aimed at addressing a vulnerability that affects their range of appliances, denoted as CVE-2023-29182.
Affected Systems
The following systems are affected:
Security Risks
The successful exploitation of the vulnerability (CVE-2023-29182) within FortiOS could potentially grant remote attackers control over compromised systems, presenting a significant and concerning security risk.
Recommended Actions
The National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA) strongly recommends to system administrators to:
  • Follow Fortinet Security Advisories to lower the risk of potential exploits, protect systems, and ensure their security.
  • Apply the required and latest security updates as soon as possible.
     The released software version to upgrade to are:
  • Before any update task, please ensure you have a recent backup that can easily be restored.
For further information and support, please contact NCSA by email at or call us on 9009.

10 August 2023

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