Juniper Junos Network Topology Loop DoS (JSA10719)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 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 a
flaw in the Spanning Tree Protocol implementation. An unauthenticated,
remote attacker can exploit this, via specially crafted packets that
create an artificial loop in the network topology, to cause excessive
bandwidth usage.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper
advisory JSA10719.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88094 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1260

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