Ivanti Connect Secure and Policy Secure Gateways Zero-day Vulnerabilities (CVE-2023-46805, CVE-2024-21887, CVE-2024-21888, CVE-2024-21893)

Fortiguard Security Advisory

What is the Vulnerability?
Ivanti recently published an advisory on two vulnerabilities on Jan 10, 2024 affecting Ivanti Connect Secure (ICS) and Ivanti Policy Secure Gateways (CVE-2023-46805 and CVE-2024-21887). The vulnerabilities are an authentication bypass and command injection vulnerabilities, respectively in the web component of affected application. According to the vendor advisory, when chained together, exploiting these vulnerabilities when chained together may allow attackers to run commands without the need for authentication on the compromised system. Both vulnerabilities have been added to CISA’s Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog.

What is the Vendor Solution?

At the time of posting, there is no patch available; Ivanti has released workarounds as the two new vulnerabilities are actively being exploited in the wild. FortiGuard Labs strongly recommends users to apply patches as soon as they are made available and track vendor advisory for any updates. [ Link ]

What FortiGuard Coverage is available?

FortiGuard Labs has released an IPS signature “Ivanti.Connect.Secure.Policy.Secure.Authentication.Bypassprotection” for CVE-2023-46805. Please refer to the outbreak Alert for more information and latest developments [ Outbreak Alert ].

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