A path traversal vulnerability in the Juniper Networks Junos OS device may allow an authenticated J-web user to read files with 'world' readable permission and delete files with 'world' writeable permission. This issue does not affect system files that can be accessed only by root user. This issue affects Juniper Networks Junos OS: 12.3 versions prior to 12.3R12-S13; 12.3X48 versions prior to 12.3X48-D85 on SRX Series; 14.1X53 versions prior to 14.1X53-D51; 15.1F6 versions prior to 15.1F6-S13; 15.1 versions prior to 15.1R7-S5; 15.1X49 versions prior to 15.1X49-D180 on SRX Series; 15.1X53 versions prior to 15.1X53-D238 on QFX5200/QFX5110 Series; 16.1 versions prior to 16.1R4-S13, 16.1R7-S5; 16.2 versions prior to 16.2R2-S10; 17.1 versions prior to 17.1R3-S1; 17.2 versions prior to 17.2R1-S9, 17.2R3-S2; 17.3 versions prior to 17.3R2-S5, 17.3R3-S5; 17.4 versions prior to 17.4R2-S9, 17.4R3; 18.1 versions prior to 18.1R3-S8; 18.2 versions prior to 18.2R3; 18.3 versions prior to 18.3R2-S3, 18.3R3; 18.4 versions prior to 18.4R2; 19.1 versions prior to 19.1R1-S4, 19.1R2.
Published 2020-01-15 09:15:12
Updated 2021-02-05 16:49:04
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-1606

0.09%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 39 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-1606

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.5
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.0
6.4
NIST
8.1
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
2.8
5.2
NIST
5.4
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N
2.8
2.5
Juniper Networks, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2020-1606

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • sirt@juniper.net (Secondary)

References for CVE-2020-1606

  • https://kb.juniper.net/JSA10985
    2020-01 Security Bulletin: Junos OS: Path traversal vulnerability in J-Web (CVE-2020-1606) - Juniper Networks
    Vendor Advisory

Products affected by CVE-2020-1606

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