Juniper Junos Fragmented ICMP Packet Handling Remote DoS (PSN-2011-07-298)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote router has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper
router is running a version of Junos with a denial of service
vulnerability. Receiving a burst of fragmented ICMP packets can
cause the router to become unresponsive until it is rebooted.

A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to make
the router unresponsive.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55936 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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