Juniper Junos Corrupt pam.conf Security Bypass (JSA10707)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86608
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a security bypass vulnerability due to the 'fail-open' behavior of the pam.conf file. A local attacker can exploit this, by modifying or corrupting the pam.conf file, to gain unauthenticated root access to the device.
SolutionApply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10707.