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Vulnerability of Junos OS SRX/NFX: privilege escalation via Web API Private Key

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Web API Private Key of Junos OS SRX/NFX, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable products: Junos OS, NFX-Series, SRX-Series.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 28/10/2020.
Références of this bulletin: CERTFR-2020-AVI-690, CVE-2020-1688, JSA11085, VIGILANCE-VUL-33726.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Web API Private Key of Junos OS SRX/NFX, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This cybersecurity threat impacts software or systems such as Junos OS, NFX-Series, SRX-Series.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user account.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security threat.

Solutions for this threat 

Junos OS SRX/NFX: fixed versions for Web API Private Key.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.
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