Juniper Junos MX Series BBE Routers jpppd Remote DoS (JSA10665)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper
Junos device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the
Juniper PPP daemon (jpppd). A remote attacker can exploit this issue
by sending a specially crafted PAP Authenticate-Request after
successful negotiation of the PPPoE Discovery and LCP phase, resulting
in the PPP daemon crashing.

Note that this issue only affects MX series routers deployed as a
broadband edge (BBE) router.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in
Juniper advisory JSA10665.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80953 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72070

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6382

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