Juniper Junos Fragmented TCP Packet Sequence Handling DoS (JSA10696)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2017 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 Juniper
Junos device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to
improper TCP packet reassembly. An unauthenticated, remote attacker
can exploit this, via a specially crafted sequence of fragmented
packets, to consume all available buffers, resulting in a denial of
service condition.

See also :

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10696

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper
advisory JSA10696.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86475 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6449

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now