Juniper Junos TACACS+ Double Quotes Privilege Escalation (JSA10667)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80955

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VPR Score: 5.9


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


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos device is potentially affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability when processing a TACACS+ configuration containing authorization attributes with double quotes. A local, authenticated attacker could exploit this issue to run unauthorized commands.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10667.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80955

File Name: juniper_jsa10667.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: combined

Published: 2015/01/23

Updated: 2018/07/12

Dependencies: 55932

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/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: Settings/ParanoidReport, Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6384

BID: 72077

JSA: JSA10667