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2020-04 Security Bulletin: JATP Series: JATP Is susceptible to slow brute force attacks on the SSH service. (CVE-2020-1616)

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Article ID: JSA10999 SECURITY_ADVISORIES Last Updated: 08 Apr 2020Version: 1.0
Product Affected:
This issue affects JATP. Affected platforms: JATP Series, vJATP.
Problem:

Due to insufficient server-side login attempt limit enforcement, a vulnerability in the SSH login service of Juniper Networks Juniper Advanced Threat Prevention (JATP) Series and Virtual JATP (vJATP) devices allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to perform multiple login attempts in excess of the configured login attempt limit. Successful exploitation will allow the attacker to perform brute-force password attacks on the SSH service.

This issue affects:

Juniper Networks JATP and vJATP versions prior to 5.0.6.0.

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

This issue has been assigned CVE-2020-1616.

Solution:

The following software releases have been updated to resolve this specific issue: JATP-OS All-In-One version 5.0.6.0 and subsequent releases, and JATP-OS Core 5.0.6.0 and subsequent releases.

This issue is being tracked as 1365233.

Workaround:

There are no known workarounds for this issue.

To reduce the risk of exploitation utilize common security BCPs to limit the exploitable surface by limiting access to network and device to trusted systems, administrators, networks and hosts.

Implementation:
Software release Service Packages are available at http://support.juniper.net from the "Download Software" links.
Modification History:
‚Äč2020-04-08: Initial publication
CVSS Score:
5.3 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Severity Level:
Medium
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."

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