CVE-2016-1278

MEDIUM

Description

Juniper Junos OS before 12.1X46-D50 on SRX Series devices reverts to "safe mode" authentication and allows root CLI logins without a password after a failed upgrade to 12.1X46, which might allow local users to gain privileges by leveraging use of the "request system software" command with the "partition" option.

References

http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10753

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91757

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036307

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-08-05

Updated: 2016-08-12

Type: CWE-287

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH