Juniper Junos Corrupt pam.conf Security Bypass (JSA10707)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper
Junos device is affected by a security bypass vulnerability due to the
'fail-open' behavior of the pam.conf file. A local attacker can
exploit this, by modifying or corrupting the pam.conf file, to gain
unauthenticated root access to the device.

See also :

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10707

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper
advisory JSA10707.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86608 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7751

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