Juniper Junos SRX Series Upgrade Handling Local Root Authentication Bypass (JSA10753)

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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 device is affected by a security bypass vulnerability due to a
flaw that is triggered when using the partition option during an
upgrade. A local attacker can exploit this to bypass authentication
checks and access the root account with a blank password.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper
advisory JSA10753.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92521 ()

Bugtraq ID: 91757

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1278

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