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2017-10 Security Bulletin: Contrail: hard coded credentials (CVE-2017-10616) and XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerability (CVE-2017-10617)



Article ID: JSA10819 SECURITY_ADVISORIES Last Updated: 11 Oct 2017Version: 1.0
Product Affected:
This issue affects Contrail 2.2, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2.
The ifmap service that comes bundled with Contrail releases prior to version 4.0 uses hard coded credentials.
Additionally the ifmap service has an XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerability that may allow an attacker to retrieve sensitive system files.

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

The hard coded credential vulnerability has been assigned CVE-2017-10616.
The XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerability has been assigned CVE-2017-10617.

CVE-2017-10616 has a CVSSv3 score of 5.3 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
CVE-2017-10617 has a CVSSv3 score of 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N)
These two vulnerabilities can be chained together and have a combined CVSSv3 score of 5.8 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Juniper SIRT is not aware of any malicious exploitation of this vulnerability.

The following software releases have been updated to resolve these specific issues: Contrail 2.21.4,,, and all subsequent releases.
The hard coded credentials can be modified manually, however, there are no viable workarounds for the XXE vulnerability.

It is good security practice to limit the exploitable attack surface of critical infrastructure networking equipment. Use access lists or firewall filters to limit access only from trusted, administrative networks or hosts.
Modification History:
2017-10-11: Initial Publication.

CVSS Score:
5.8 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Severity Level:
Severity Assessment:
Information for how Juniper Networks uses CVSS can be found at KB 16446 "Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) and Juniper's Security Advisories."
Juniper SIRT would like to acknowledge and thank Guillaume TEISSIER / Orange for responsibly reporting this vulnerability.

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