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2018-10 Security Bulletin: Junos Space Security Director: XSS vulnerability in web administration (CVE-2018-0047)

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Product Affected:
This issue affects Junos Space Security Director prior to 17.2R1

A persistent cross-site scripting vulnerability in the UI framework used by Junos Space Security Director may allow authenticated users to inject persistent and malicious scripts. This may allow stealing of information or performing actions as a different user when other users access the Security Director web interface.

This issue affects all versions of Juniper Networks Junos Space Security Director prior to 17.2R2.

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

This issue was discovered during an external security research.

This issue has been assigned CVE-2018-0047.


The following software releases have been updated to resolve this specific issue: Junos Space Security Director 17.2R2, and all subsequent releases.

This issue is being tracked as PR 1337620 which is visible on the Customer Support website.

Note: Juniper SIRT's policy is not to evaluate releases which are beyond End of Engineering (EOE) or End of Life (EOL).


Restrict access to the Junos Space Security Director dashboard to trusted users.

Software Releases, patches and updates are available at
Modification History:
‚Äč2018-10-10: Initial publication

Related Links:
CVSS Score:
8.0 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
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."
The Juniper SIRT would like to would like to acknowledge and thank Marcel Bilal of IT-Dienstleistungszentrum Berlin for reporting this issue.