Juniper Junos J-Web Remote Code Execution (PSN-2013-04-914)

High Nessus Plugin ID 66512


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


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Junos device has a remote code execution vulnerability. When J-Web is enabled, authenticated users can execute arbitrary commands. This could allow an unprivileged user (e.g., read only access) to get complete administrative access. A remote, authenticated attacker could exploit this to run arbitrary commands with administrative privileges.


Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory PSN-2013-04-914.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66512

File Name: juniper_psn-2013-04-914.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: combined

Published: 2013/05/20

Updated: 2018/08/07

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/04/05

Reference Information

BID: 60013