Juniper Junos SRX Series 'set system ports console insecure' Local Privilege Escalation (JSA10683)

High Nessus Plugin ID 85225


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


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos SRX Series device is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability related to the 'set system ports console insecure' feature. A local attacker can exploit this vulnerability by using access to a console port to gain full administrative privileges.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10683.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85225

File Name: juniper_jsa10683.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: combined

Published: 2015/08/04

Modified: 2015/12/24

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3007

BID: 75718

OSVDB: 124293

JSA: JSA10683