08/22/2016 04:36 PM EDT
Original release date: August 22, 2016
Fortinet has released a security advisory to highlight a vulnerability in versions of FortiGate firmware that were released before August 2012. Exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system. Using unpatched software increases risks from viruses and other security threats, and attackers may target vulnerabilities for months or even years after patches are available.