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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Juniper Junos Vendors:   Juniper
Juniper Junos Command Line Interface Bugs Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035667
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1271   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 22 2016
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 elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can supply specially crafted combinations of command line interface commands to gain root access on the underlying operating system.

The vendor has assigned PRs 973106, 442580, 980411, 1019669, 1069867, and 1069873 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (12.1X46-D45, 12.1X47-D30, 12.3R11, 12.3X48-D25, 13.2R8, 13.3R7, 14.1R6, 14.2R4, 15.1R1, 15.1F2, 15.1X49-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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