Thousands of Juniper firewalls are open to serious attacks

A month after a patch was released, an overwhelming majority of Juniper’s SRX firewalls and EX-series switches remain vulnerable to a group of flaws that, when combined, could result in remote code execution, according to VulnCheck, a threat intelligence platform provider.

In his findings The Register reports thisVulnCheck says that Juniper announced on August 17 that it had found and patched five separate vulnerabilities that affect all versions of Junos OS on SRX firewalls and EX Series switches.