Juniper Junos SRX Series flowd DoS (JSA10622)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 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
is affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to improper
processing by the Enhanced Web Filtering (EWF). An attacker can
exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted URL to crash the flow
daemon (flowd) process. Repeated crashes of flowd can result in a
sustained denial of service condition for the device.

Note that this issue only affects SRX series devices with EWF enabled.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in
Juniper advisory JSA10622.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73496 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66760

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2714

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