Unsupported ScreenOS Operating System

critical Nessus Plugin ID 74379
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Synopsis

The remote host is running an obsolete operating system.

Description

According to its version, the ScreenOS operating system on the remote host is obsolete and is no longer supported.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.

Solution

Upgrade to a supported version of ScreenOS.

See Also

https://support.juniper.net/support/eol/software/screenos/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 74379

File Name: screenos_unsupported.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 6/9/2014

Updated: 9/22/2020

Dependencies: screenos_version.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:screenos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/ScreenOS/display_version, Host/Juniper/ScreenOS/version

Reference Information

IAVA: 0001-A-0616