Juniper Junos Multiple CLI Command Handling Local Privilege Escalations (JSA10763)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94332


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 multiple privilege escalation vulnerabilities in the Junos CLI. A local attacker can exploit these, via specially crafted CLI commands and arguments, to gain elevated privileges.


Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10763.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94332

File Name: juniper_jsa10763.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: combined

Published: 2016/10/27

Modified: 2017/05/01

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/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: 2016/10/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4922

BID: 93534

OSVDB: 145589

JSA: JSA10763