An insecure SSHD configuration in Juniper Device Manager (JDM) and host OS on Juniper NFX Series devices may allow remote unauthenticated access if any of the passwords on the system are empty. The affected SSHD configuration has the PermitEmptyPasswords option set to "yes". Affected releases are Juniper Networks Junos OS: 18.1 versions prior to 18.1R4 on NFX Series.
Published 2018-10-10 18:29:01
Updated 2019-10-09 23:31:05
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Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-0044

0.23%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 61 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-0044

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.1
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.2
5.9
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
Juniper Networks, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2018-0044

  • When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-0044

Products affected by CVE-2018-0044

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