Juniper Junos SRX Series 'set system ports console insecure' Local Privilege Escalation (JSA10683)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper
Junos SRX Series device is affected by a privilege escalation
vulnerability related to the 'set system ports console insecure'
feature. A local attacker can exploit this vulnerability by using
access to a console port to gain full administrative privileges.

See also :

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10683

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in
Juniper advisory JSA10683.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85225 ()

Bugtraq ID: 75718

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3007

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