Improper Authentication in Juniper Networks Paragon Active Assurance Control Center

Published: 2021-04-19
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-0232
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Paragon Active Assurance Control Center
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor Juniper Networks, Inc.

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-0232

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to an error in when processing authentication requests. A remote attacker with specific information about the deployment can mimic an already registered Test Agent and access its configuration including associated inventory details.


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Vulnerable software versions

Paragon Active Assurance Control Center: 2.36

CPE External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.