Juniper Junos Invalid Ether-type DoS (PSN-2013-04-916)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the remote Junos device
has a denial of service vulnerability. Receiving Ethernet packets with
an invalid Ether-type can cause congestion on routers with line cards
installed using Ichip-based FPCs and DPCs. An unauthenticated attacker
on the same subnet could exploit this, causing the router to drop valid
protocol traffic.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7c587c6c

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory
PSN-2013-04-916.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66514 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60014

CVE ID:

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