Juniper Junos IPv6 Packet Handling mbuf Chain Corruption DoS (JSA10699)

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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 due to a
flaw related to the processing of IPv6 packets. An unauthenticated,
remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted IPv6 packet,
to trigger an 'mbuf' chain corruption, resulting in a kernel panic and
a denial of service condition.

Note that this issue only affects devices with IPv6 enabled.

See also :

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10699

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in
Juniper advisory JSA10699.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86476 ()

Bugtraq ID: 77125

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6450

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