Juniper Junos CLI Local Privilege Escalation (JSA10803)

high Nessus Plugin ID 102078
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The remote device is affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by an unspecified buffer overflow condition in the CLI component that allows a local attacker who has read-only privileges to execute arbitrary code with root privileges.


Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper security advisory JSA10803.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102078

File Name: juniper_jsa10803.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: combined

Published: 7/31/2017

Updated: 9/17/2018

Dependencies: junos_version.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-10602


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/12/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/12/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10602

JSA: JSA10803