Juniper Junos Sockets Library Buffer Overflow Privilege Escalation (JSA10792)
High Nessus Plugin ID 102705
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability in the sockets library due to a buffer overflow condition. A local attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) or the execution of arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
SolutionUpgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper security advisory JSA10792.