Junos OS: Clear Text Authentication Credentials (JSA10969)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 130459


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


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a vulnerability which is when the user uses console management port to authenticate, the credentials used during device authentication are written to a log file in clear text.
This issue does not affect users that are logging-in using telnet, SSH or J-web to the management IP as referenced in the JSA10969 advisory.


Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10969.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 130459

File Name: juniper_jsa10969.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: combined

Published: 2019/11/01

Updated: 2020/06/09

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-0069

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/10/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/10/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-0069

JSA: JSA10969

IAVA: 2019-A-0404