Juniper Junos CLI XML Privilege Escalation (JSA10805)

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Synopsis :

The remote device is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper
Junos device is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability in
the CLI component due to improper validation of user-supplied input
before being processed as XML content. A local attacker can exploit
this, via XML injection, to gain elevated privileges and execute
arbitrary code as the root user.

See also :

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10805

Solution :

Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper
security advisory JSA10805.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102080 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-10603

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