Juniper Junos RADIUS Security Bypass (JSA10654)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 78425
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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 security bypass vulnerability. This issue is caused by RADIUS accounting servers being used for authentication requests. An authenticated attacker can exploit this to bypass authentication.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10654.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78425

File Name: juniper_jsa10654.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: combined

Published: 10/14/2014

Updated: 7/12/2018

Dependencies: junos_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/18/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/8/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6379

BID: 70365

JSA: JSA10654