Juniper Junos Remote Execution Vulnerability (JSA10818)

High Nessus Plugin ID 104038


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


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Junos device is affected by a vulnerability in the pluggable authentication module (PAM) of Juniper Networks Junos OS that may allow an unauthenticated network based attacker to potentially execute arbitrary code or crash daemons such as telnetd or sshd that make use of PAM.


Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10818.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104038

File Name: juniper_jsa10818.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: combined

Published: 2017/10/20

Modified: 2018/01/25

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10615

OSVDB: 167149

JSA: JSA10817