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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Juniper Junos Vendors:   Juniper
Juniper Junos SRX Series Console Port Access Control Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032841
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-3007   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 10 2015
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Juniper Junos. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

The 'set system ports console insecure' feature does not properly prevent unprivileged users from performing password recovery via the console. A physically local user can access the console port to gain full administrative privileges.

Only SRX Series services gateways are affected.

The vendor has assigned PR 1016488 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A physically local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (12.1X46-D35, 12.1X47-D25, 12.3X48-D15).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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