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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Juniper Junos Vendors:   Juniper
Juniper Junos RPC Race Condition Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035668
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1267   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 22 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Modification of system information, Modification of user information, 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 exploit a race condition in RPC to gain ownership of arbitrary files on the target system and potentially obtain root access.

The vendor has assigned PR 1078027 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (12.1X44-D55, 12.1X46-D40, 12.1X47-D25, 12.3R11, 12.3X48-D20, 13.2R8, 13.2X51-D39, 13.2X51-D40, 13.3R7, 14.1R6, 14.1X53-D30, 14.2R3-S4, 14.2R4, 15.1F2, 15.1R2, 15.1X49-D20, 16.1R1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.

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