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 :

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66514 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60014


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