WatchGuard Launches PSIRT Page

WatchGuard’s Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) has launched their public PSIRT page to provide a consolidated resource where network administrators can find advisories and information about security vulnerabilities in WatchGuard products, as well as WatchGuard’s investigations into industry-wide security issues that may impact WatchGuard products or services. The published…

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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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FragAttack: Security Flaws in all Wi-Fi devices

In the last few days, more and more articles about vulnerabilities in the Wifi area have appeared. These FragAttacks (fragmentation and aggregation attacks) which is a collection of new security vulnerabilities affects Wi-Fi devices from different vendors. heise.de: FragAttacks: Neue Angriffe gefährden nahezu alle WLAN-Geräte (German article) There is a…

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Exchange Pwn2Own Vulnerability April 2021 (Yes, a new one – it’s not Hafnium anymore!)

Let’s mention the important things first: Please patch you vulnerable Exchange 2013, 2016 and 2019 immediately! The page msxfaq has published an infosite to this vulnerability including the instructions how to fix your Exchange. Some security researchers have demonstrated three high risk vulnerabilities for exchange server systems. Microsoft has published…

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WatchGuard new Knowledge Base Articles November 2020

Each month WatchGuard publishes numerous new articles and known issues to the WatchGuard Knowledge Base. Here is the new content published in November: Articles Firebox Cloud supports accelerated networking in Azure Known Issues IKEv2 profile import fails on macOS Big Sur 11.0.1DHCPv6 server restarts repeatedly when DHCP reservation existsHotspot custom logo does not load in Fireware v12.6.2Cannot…

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Websites are not working anymore

Since June 1st you may notice that some websites (https) are not working anymore when Fortigate or the Palo Alto Networks Firewall is doing decryption or certificate inspection. Typically you are getting one of the following error messages:  5,799 total views,  2 views today

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FortiOS 6.2: Upgrade Notes

Due to several known issues, we did not recommend the use of FortiOS 6.2 in productive environments for the first couple of months. As per FortiOS 6.2.5, we noticed that most of the issues have been resolved. Please have a look into our FortiOS upgrade guide for the upgrade procedure.

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FortiGate GUI “Addresses” Seite wird nicht angezeigt

Wir haben vermehrt die Meldung bekommen, dass unter FortiOS 5.2 und 5.4 im WebUI die Seite “Addresses” unter “Policy & Objects” nicht mehr angezeigt werden kann. Der Header der Seite wird angezeigt, mehr allerdings nicht: Nach Abklärungen mit Fortinet handelt es sich dabei um einen Bug in verschiedenen Releases. Das…

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FortiOS 5.4.1 Upgrade / Boot Issue with FortiGate 60D

Several customers reported problems while upgrading to FortiOS 5.4.1. FortGate 60D models did not boot up correctly after the upgrade. Fortinet is aware of the issue and mentioned it in the release notes: The following 60D models have an issue upon upgrading to FortiOS 5.4.1. The second disk (flash) is…

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