Junos OS: Multiple vulnerabilities in libxml2 (JSA10916)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 121070

Synopsis

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

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a Multiple vulnerabilities in libxml2:

- Format string vulnerability in libxml2 before 2.9.4 allows attackers to have unspecified impact via format string specifiers in unknown vectors.(CVE-2016-4448)
- The xmlStringGetNodeList function in tree.c in libxml2 2.9.3 and earlier, when used in recovery mode, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion, stack consumption, and application crash) via a crafted XML document. (CVE-2016-3627)

Solution

Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10916.

See Also

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10916

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 121070

File Name: juniper_jsa10916.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: combined

Published: 1/11/2019

Updated: 2/9/2021

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-4448

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

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: 1/9/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/9/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3627, CVE-2016-3705, CVE-2016-4447, CVE-2016-4448, CVE-2016-4449, CVE-2017-7375, CVE-2017-18258, CVE-2018-9251

JSA: JSA10916