Juniper Junos ICMPv6 DoS (PSN-2012-07-644)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote router has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the remote Junos
router has a denial of service vulnerability. Receiving an ICMPv6
packet with a corrupted payload within an IPv6 L3VPN can result in a
kernel panic. Only VPNv6 configurations without the 'vrf-table-label'
statement in the routing instance configuration are affected. A
remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to crash the

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59988 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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