Juniper Junos J-Web Service Privilege Escalation (JSA10754)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 92512


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


According to its self-reported version number and configuration, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability in the J-Web service that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to disclose sensitive information and gain administrative privileges.


Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10754. Alternatively, disable the J-Web service.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 92512

File Name: juniper_jsa10754.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: combined

Published: 7/22/2016

Updated: 8/10/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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:junos

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/13/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/13/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1279

BID: 91759

JSA: JSA10754