Juniper Junos BGP UPDATE Malformed ATTR_SET Attribute Remote DoS (PSN-2012-01-472)

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Synopsis :

The remote router has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the version of Junos
running on the remote device has a denial of service vulnerability.
Processing a BGP UPDATE containing a corrupted ATTR_SET attribute can
result in an rpd crash.

This issue only affects routers configured for BGP running Junos 10.2
or later that do no thave the 'independent-domain' routing option
enabled.

A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to crash the
rpd service.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f3a49b99

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory
PSN-2012-01-472.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57637 ()

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