Juniper Junos SRX MACsec Feature Secure Link Failure Silent Fallback Information Disclosure (JSA10790)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102703


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


According to its self-reported version and model number, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability in the MACsec feature due to error reporting over an unencrypted link when a secure link cannot be established. An adjacent attacker can exploit this to disclose or manipulate error information.


Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper security advisory JSA10790.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102703

File Name: juniper_jsa10790.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: combined

Published: 2017/08/23

Modified: 2017/08/24

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/07/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2342

OSVDB: 160901

JSA: JSA10790