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2012-08 Security Advisory: NSM Products: Multiple PostgreSQL Vulnerabilities



Article ID: JSA10529 SECURITY_ADVISORIES Last Updated: 09 May 2013Version: 1.0
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This issue affects all NSM products, regardless of platform.

Multiple vulnerabilities in the PostgreSQL package have been identified in Juniper Networks NSM products (NSMXpress, NSMXpress II, NSM3000, and NSMserver). The five (5) individual vulnerabilities are listed below by CVE label, along with corresponding CVSS Base score and score vector:

CVE-2010-4015 6.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVE-2010-3433 6.0 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVE-2010-1169 8.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVE-2010-1447 8.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVE-2010-1170 6.0 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

(Note: CVE-2010-1169 and CVE-2010-1447 have the highest score and thus are used as the score for this entire bulletin.)

These issues were discovered in a variety of ways, and all are assumed to be known publicly.

The Juniper SIRT is not aware of any specific malicious exploitation of these vulnerabilities against Juniper Networks NSM products.

No other Juniper Networks products or platforms are affected by this issue described in this bulletin.

All of the issues in this bulletin were resolved by specific fixes to the PostgreSQL software in the NSM product.

NSM version 2012.1 (released July 03, 2012) and all subsequent releases contain the fixes for these issues.

KB16765 - "In which releases are vulnerabilities fixed?" describes which releases are fixed for vulnerabilities per Juniper Networks' "End of Engineering" and "End of Life" support policies.


It is always prudent to limit physical and network-based access to the NSM device.

Customers are strongly encouraged to upgrade to a release listed above.

How to obtain fixed software:

NSM Maintenance Releases are available at from the "Download Software" links. If a Maintenance Release is not adequate and access to NSM patches is needed, open a customer support case. A JTAC engineer will review your request and respond, ensuring that you will be provided with the most appropriate Patch Release for your specific situation.
CVSS Score:
8.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
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Severity Assessment:
(Note: This score is based on the highest-scoring individual issue in the set, as explained above.)

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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