Over 338K FortiGate firewalls remain unpatched to critical bug

A critical vulnerability in FortiGate firewalls, known as CVE-2023-27997, has left more than 338,000 devices exposed to potential exploitation.

The flaw, which allows for remote code execution, was patched by Fortinet last month, but a significant number of devices have yet to be updated.

Infosec company Bishop Fox has even developed an example exploit to demonstrate the severity of the vulnerability.

Rated 9.8 out of 10 in terms of CVSS severity, the...