Junos SRX Series: Hardcoded Credentials Vulnerability

Published: 2017-07-13 04:36:34
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Junos OS on SRX series contain hardcoded credentials.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable OS build is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
As part of an internal security review of the UserFW services authentication API, hardcoded credentials were identified and removed which can impact both the SRX Series device, and potentially LDAP and Active Directory integrated points. Credentials may be taken from the network via man-in-the-middle attacks, or other attack vectors, as above, or others not listed.

An attacker may be able to completely compromise both the SRX Series device without authentication, other SRX Series devices deployed in the same environment running vulnerable versions of Junos OS, as well as Active Directory servers and service, including but not limited to, user accounts, workstations, servers performing other functions such as email, database, etc. which are also tied to the Active Directory deployment. Inter-Forest Active Directory deployments may also be at risk as the attacker may gain full administrative control over one or more Active Directories depending on the credentials supplied by the administrator of the AD domains and SRX devices performing integrated authentication of users, groups and devices.

Affected Versions:
Junos OS 12.3X48 and 15.1X49 on SRX Series.

New builds of Junos OS software are available from Juniper.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)




CVSS Score
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