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2021-01 Security Bulletin: Contrail Networking: Administrator credentials are exposed in a plaintext file (CVE-2021-0212)

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Article ID: JSA11102 SECURITY_ADVISORIES Last Updated: 13 Jan 2021Version: 1.0
Product Affected:
This issue affects Contrail Networking.
Problem:

An Information Exposure vulnerability in Juniper Networks Contrail Networking allows a locally authenticated attacker able to read files to retrieve administrator credentials stored in plaintext thereby elevating their privileges over the system.

This issue affects:

Juniper Networks Contrail Networking versions prior to 1911.31.

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

This issue was seen during production usage.

This issue has been assigned CVE-2021-0212.

Solution:

The following software releases have been updated to resolve this specific issue: Contrail Networking 1911.31 and subsequent releases.

This issue is being tracked CEM-9032.

Workaround:

There are no known workarounds for this issue.

Implementation:
Software releases or updates are available for download at https://www.juniper.net/support/downloads/.
Modification History:
2021-01-13: Initial Publication.
CVSS Score:
5.0 (CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/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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