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New Cybersecurity Campaign Exploits Critical Vulnerability in Fortinet FortiClient EMS Devices


Fortinet FortiClient EMS devices are widely used in businesses to manage and monitor endpoint security. However, a critical vulnerability, -2023-48788, has been discovered, allowing attackers to execute unauthorized code or gain control over the system. Cybersecurity researchers have recently detected a new campaign that this vulnerability to deliver malicious payloads. 

Exploitation of -2023-48788:

The -2023-48788 vulnerability is a critical flaw that affects Fortinet FortiClient EMS devices. It allows an unauthenticated attacker to execute unauthorized code and take control of the system. The recent campaign uses this vulnerability to deliver and Powerfun payloads. These payloads can be used to gain complete control over the system, steal sensitive data, or launch further attacks.

Impact of the Campaign:

The current campaign the -2023-48788 vulnerability to deliver malicious payloads to vulnerable Fortinet FortiClient EMS devices. This campaign can have a severe impact, allowing attackers to take control of the infected systems and steal sensitive data. The vulnerability was assigned a CVSS score of 9.3, indicating its criticality.


To protect against this campaign, Fortinet FortiClient EMS users should update their devices to the latest version immediately. The newest version includes a fix for the -2023-48788 vulnerability. Users should also ensure that their devices are behind a firewall and not directly accessible from the internet. 

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