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2019-10 Security Bulletin: Junos OS: NFX Series: An Improper Input Validation weakness allows a malicious local attacker to elevate their permissions. (CVE-2019-0070)

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Product Affected:
This issue affects Junos OS. Affected platforms: NFX Series.
Problem:

An Improper Input Validation weakness allows a malicious local attacker to elevate their permissions to take control of other portions of the NFX platform they should not be able to access, and execute commands outside their authorized scope of control.

This leads to the attacker being able to take control of the entire system.

This issue affects:

Juniper Networks Junos OS versions prior to 18.2R1 on NFX Series.

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

This issue was found during internal product security testing or research.

This issue has been assigned CVE-2019-0070.

Solution:

The following software releases have been updated to resolve this specific issue: Junos OS 18.2R1 and all subsequent releases on NFX Series.

This issue is being tracked as PR 1341371 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).

Workaround:

There are no known workarounds for this issue.

Implementation:
Software Releases, patches and updates are available at https://www.juniper.net/support/downloads/.
Modification History:
2019-10-09: Initial Publication.
Related Links:
CVSS Score:
8.8 (CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Severity Level:
High
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."