Juniper Junos VPLS Ethernet Frame MAC Address Remote DoS (JSA10750)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to its self-reported version number and configuration, the
remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability when VPLS routing-instances are configured. An
unauthenticated, adjacent attacker can exploit this, via Ethernet
frames with the EtherType field of IPv6 (0x86DD), to cause a denial of
service condition.

See also :

https://kb.juniper.net/JSA10750

Solution :

Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper
advisory JSA10750. Alternatively, if EtherType IPv6 MAC addresses are
not required, configure a VPLS flood filter.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92518 ()

Bugtraq ID: 91758

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1275

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