Juniper Junos HTTP Request Handling J-Web DoS (JSA10720)

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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 denial of service vulnerability due to a
flaw in the Embedthis Appweb Server when processing malformed HTTP
requests. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to
crash the J-Web service.

See also :

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10720

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper
advisory JSA10720.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88095 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1258

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