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2021-04 Security Bulletin: Contrail Insights: The REST API implementation allows an unauthenticated remote attacker to execute commands as root. (CVE-2021-0265)



Article ID: JSA11156 SECURITY_ADVISORIES Last Updated: 14 Apr 2021Version: 1.0
Product Affected:
This issue affects Contrail Insights 3.

An unvalidated REST API in the AppFormix Agent of Juniper Networks AppFormix allows an unauthenticated remote attacker to execute commands as root on the host running the AppFormix Agent, when certain preconditions are performed by the attacker, thus granting the attacker full control over the environment.

This issue affects:

  • Juniper Networks AppFormix 3 versions prior to 3.1.22, 3.2.14, 3.3.0.

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-2021-0265.


The following software releases have been updated to resolve this specific issue: AppFormix 3.1.22, 3.2.14, 3.3.0, and all subsequent releases.

This issue is being tracked as AP-1330.


There are no known workarounds for this issue.

Software releases or updates are available for download at
Modification History:
2021-04-14: Initial Publication.
CVSS Score:
8.1 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/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."

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