New FortiGate Vulnerability – CVE-2022-42475

Today Fortinet has published a new critical vulnerability in their FortiGate products. A successful attack allows arbitrary code or commands to be executed. The problem exist in the SSLVPN module – and you might be vulnerable if you are using SSLVPN and not running the latest patch release of the…

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FortiGuard Servers are not reachable

Update – 10. November 2021: It seems that the server “45.75.200.89” is not in use anymore – it is “not reachable” at the moment. Please use “194.69.172.53” instead. Blogpost – 3. November 2020: From time to time customers noticed that the Fortigate cannot reach the Fortiguard Servers anymore. This is…

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Fortiguard DNS servers are enforcing EDNS policies

Some of you may have noticed that a Fortigate – configured to use the FortiGuard DNS Servers – is not resolving some DNS names anymore. Consequences can be that FQDN address objects can not be resolved or a configured mail server can not be used anymore.  1,662 total views,  3 views today

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FortiWeb v6.4.0 and Let’s Encrypt

FortiWeb v6.4 starts to support the integration with Let’s Encrypt. This allows you to automatically generate server certificates alleviating the need to upload private certificates. The administration guide gives you some information on how to request those Let’s Encrypt certificates but in our opinion the configuration guidelines are not sufficient….

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Fortigate und Swisscom TV – zum dritten

Unser letzter Beitrag zur Konfiguration einer Fortigate, um zuhause auch Swisscom TV durch die Fortigate zu bekommen, ist schon eine zeitlang her. Deswegen hier mal wieder ein aktueller Beitrag mit einer Fortigate auf FOS 7.0.0 (der auch mit 6.4.5 getestet wurde). Aber Vorsicht, mit dem Swisscom Centro Business oder Centro…

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CheatSheet – FortiOS v6.4

The System Engineers of BOLL Engineering have been supporting Fortigate devices for 18 years. This year, FortiOS v6.4 was released and we have again gathered all the troubleshooting commands that we use regularly in our new CheatSheet. Hopefully this CheatSheet will help you as well. You will find the most…

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