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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Juniper Junos Vendors:   Juniper
Juniper Junos Shell Privilege Management Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041314
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CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-0024   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 19 2018
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 12.1X46, 12.3, 12.3X48, 14.1X53, 15.1X49
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Juniper Junos. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local unprivileged user can exploit a shell privilege management flaw to gain full control of the target system.

The EX Series, QFX3500, QFX3600, QFX5100, and SRX Series platforms are affected.

The vendor has assigned PR 1004217 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (Junos OS 12.1X46-D45, 12.3X48-D20, 12.3R11, 14.1X53-D30, 15.1X49-D20).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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