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PR09-16 - Juniper Secure Access series (Juniper IVE) XSS

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Vulnerability found:
12 October 2009
Vendor informed:
12 October 2009
Severity level:
Richard Brain of ProCheckUp Ltd (
There is a Cross-site Scripting vulnerability on Junipers, IVE web interface.

Procheckup has found by making a malformed request to the IVE Web interface without authentication, that a vanilla cross site scripting (XSS) attack is possible.

Successfully tested on:
Juniper Networks IVE version 6.5R1 (Build 14599)

Model SA-2000
Proof of concept:</script><script>alert(1)</script>
How to fix:
Ensure that the firewall's management interface is disabled on the Internet connected interface, by disabling WeBUI within service
options on the Internet connected interface.
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