Juniper Junos J-Web CPU Utilization DoS (PSN-2012-04-547)

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Synopsis :

The remote device has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the J-Web component of
the remote Junos system has a denial of service vulnerability. A high
rate of inbound HTTP connections over an extended period can result in
high CPU utilization, even after the connections are terminated. A
remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to cause a denial
of service.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58876 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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