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2020-10 Security Bulletin: JIMS: Multiple Vulnerabilities in zlib

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Article ID: JSA11073 SECURITY_ADVISORIES Last Updated: 14 Oct 2020Version: 1.0
Product Affected:
These issues affect all versions of the Juniper Identity Management System.
Problem:

Multiple vulnerabilities in zlib have been resolved in the Juniper Networks Juniper Identity Management System (JIMS).

These issues affect all JIMS versions prior to 1.2.1.

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

 

Important security issues resolved include:

CVE CVSS Summary
CVE-2016-9843 9.8 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H) The crc32_big function in crc32.c in zlib 1.2.8 might allow context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving big-endian CRC calculation.
CVE-2016-9841 9.8 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H) inffast.c in zlib 1.2.8 might allow context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact by leveraging improper pointer arithmetic.

 

Solution:

The following software releases have been updated to resolve this specific issue: JIMS 1.2.1, 1.3.0, and all subsequent releases.

This issue is being tracked as 1510249.
 

Workaround:
There are no viable workarounds for this issue.
 
Implementation:
Software releases or updates are available for download at https://www.juniper.net/support/downloads/.
 
Modification History:
2020-10-14: Initial Publication

CVSS Score:
6.4 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:H)
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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