Juniper Junos Virtualized Environment Guest-To-Host Privilege Escalation (JSA10787)

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Synopsis :

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description :

According to its self-reported version number and configuration, the
remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a privilege escalation
vulnerability when running in a virtualized environment due to
improper handling of authentication. An attacker on the Junos guest
can exploit this to escalate privileges and gain access to the host
operating system.

See also :

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10787

Solution :

Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper
security advisory JSA10787. Alternatively, as a workaround, enable
FIPS mode.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102701 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2341

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