Juniper Junos SYN Cookie Protection DoS (PSN-2012-07-643)

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Synopsis :

The remote device has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the SYN cookie
protection implementation of the remote Junos system has a denial of
service vulnerability. If SYN flood protection is enabled and the SYN
cookie protection threshold is exceeded, the server responds to
connections with an RST, causing the connection to be closed.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59987 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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