Juniper Junos FreeBSD libc db Information Disclosure (JSA10756)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92514


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 an information disclosure vulnerability in the underlying FreeBSD operating system libc db interface due to improper initialization of memory for Berkeley DB 1.85 database structures. A local attacker can exploit this to disclose sensitive information by reading a database file.


Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10756.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92514

File Name: juniper_jsa10756.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: combined

Published: 2016/07/22

Modified: 2016/10/27

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/04/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1436

BID: 34666

OSVDB: 53918

JSA: JSA10756

CWE: 20