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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
JSA10955 - 2019-10 Security Bulletin: NFX Series: An attacker may be able
to take control of the JDM application and subsequently the
entire system. (CVE-2019-0057)
10 October 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Juniper NFX Series
Publisher: Juniper Networks
Operating System: Juniper
Impact/Access: Root Compromise -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2019-0057
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2019-10 Security Bulletin: NFX Series: An attacker may be able to take control of the JDM application and subsequently the entire system. (CVE-2019-0057)
Article ID: JSA10955
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2019
This issue affects Junos OS. Affected platforms: NFX Series.
An improper authorization weakness in Juniper Networks Junos OS allows a local
authenticated attacker to bypass regular security controls to access the Junos
Device Manager (JDM) application and take control of the system.
This issue affects:
Juniper Networks Junos OS versions prior to 18.2R1, 18.2X75-D5.
Juniper SIRT is not aware of any malicious exploitation of this vulnerability.
This issue was found during internal product security testing or research.
This issue has been assigned CVE-2019-0057 .
The following software releases have been updated to resolve this specific
issue: 18.2R1, 18.2X75-D5, and all subsequent releases.
This issue is being tracked as PR 1341370 which is visible on the Customer
Note: Juniper SIRT's policy is not to evaluate releases which are beyond End of
Engineering (EOE) or End of Life (EOL).
There are no viable workarounds for this issue.
Software Releases, patches and updates are available at https://www.juniper.net
2019-10-09: Initial Publication.
o KB16613: Overview of the Juniper Networks SIRT Quarterly Security Bulletin
o KB16765: In which releases are vulnerabilities fixed
o KB16446: Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) and Juniper's Security
o Report a Security Vulnerability - How to Contact the Juniper Networks
Security Incident Response Team
o CVE-2019-0057 at cve.mitre.org
Information for how Juniper Networks uses CVSS can be found at KB 16446 "Common
Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) and Juniper's Security Advisories."
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