Juniper Junos DNSSEC Validation DoS (PSN-2013-04-918)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 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. When DNSSEC is enabled and
validation is active, a high query load can cause the host to crash. A
remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to crash the host.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?84f5b57a

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory
PSN-2013-04-918.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66516 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54658

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3817

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