This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in the license-check daemon. A local user can execute the
request system license update CLI command and execute arbitrary OS commands with elevated privileges.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Juniper Junos OS: before 17.3R3-S9, 17.4R2-S12, 17.4R3-S3, 18.1R3-S11, 18.2R3-S6, 18.3R3-S4, 18.4R3-S6, 19.1R1-S6, 19.1R2-S2, 19.1R3-S3, 19.2R3-S1, 19.3R2-S5, 19.3R3, 19.4R2-S2, 19.4R3, 20.1R1-S4, 20.1R2, 20.2R1-S2, 20.2R2, 20.3R1CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.