Juniper Junos SRX Cluster Synchronization Failover Errors (JSA10806)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 102081
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Synopsis

The remote device is affected by a vulnerability that impacts device integrity.

Description

According to its self-reported version number and configuration, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a flaw in the handling of cluster synchronization and failover operations whenever the root account has been locked out. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a series of unsuccessful login attempts, to cause synchronization or failover errors on the device.

Solution

Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper security advisory JSA10806.

See Also

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10806

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102081

File Name: juniper_jsa10806.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: combined

Published: 7/31/2017

Updated: 1/17/2019

Dependencies: junos_version.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-10604

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version, Host/Juniper/model

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/12/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/12/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10604

JSA: JSA10806