Juniper Junos rpd MPLS Ping Packet Handling DoS (JSA10795)

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Synopsis :

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description :

According to its self-reported version number and configuration, the
remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability in the rpd daemon due to improper handling of MPLS ping
packets. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a
specially crafted MPLS ping packet, to crash the rpd daemon.

Note that the device is only vulnerable if MPLS OAM is configured.

See also :

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10795

Solution :

Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper
security advisory JSA10795.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102708 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2347

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