Juniper Junos IPv6 Packet Handling Remote DoS (JSA10762)

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 and configuration, the
remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability in the IPV6 implementation. An unauthenticated, remote
attacker can exploit this, via a flood of specially crafted IPv6
traffic, to exhaust available resources or cause a kernel panic.

See also :

https://kb.juniper.net/JSA10762

Solution :

Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper
advisory JSA10762.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94331 ()

Bugtraq ID: 93534

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4922

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