VDB-111725 · CVE-2018-0009 · BID 102491

Juniper Junos SRX UUID access control

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A vulnerability was found in Juniper Junos SRX (Router Operating System) (unknown version). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown code block of the component UUID Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 01/10/2018. The weakness was published 01/10/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at kb.juniper.net. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2018-0009 since 11/16/2017. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/20/2023). MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 106393 (Juniper Junos Custom Application UUID Rule Handling Remote Firewall Bypass Vulnerability (JSA10836)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Junos Local Security Checks and running in the context combined. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 43570 (Juniper JUNOS Firewall bypass vulnerability (JSA10836)).

A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (106393).






  • commercial

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.2

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.3
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NVD Base Score: 5.9
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CNA Base Score: 5.4
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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 106393
Nessus Name: Juniper Junos Custom Application UUID Rule Handling Remote Firewall Bypass Vulnerability (JSA10836)
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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11/16/2017 🔍
01/10/2018 +55 days 🔍
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01/11/2018 +1 days 🔍
01/26/2018 +15 days 🔍
01/20/2023 +1820 days 🔍


Vendor: juniper.net

Advisory: kb.juniper.net
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-0009 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1040187
SecurityFocus: 102491 - Juniper Junos CVE-2018-0009 Security Bypass Vulnerability


Created: 01/11/2018 04:31 PM
Updated: 01/20/2023 02:57 PM
Changes: 01/11/2018 04:31 PM (66), 12/22/2019 09:29 AM (5), 01/29/2021 07:31 PM (2), 01/29/2021 07:34 PM (1), 01/20/2023 02:57 PM (12)
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