Juniper Junos for EX Series Switches IPv6 Neighbor Discovery DoS (JSA10781)

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Synopsis :

The remote device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

According to its self-reported version, the remote Juniper Junos EX
Series device is affected by a memory leak issue in IPv6 processing
when handling a specially crafted IPv6 Neighbor Discovery (ND) packet.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a malicious
network-based flood of these crafted IPv6 NDP packets, to cause
resource exhaustion, resulting in a denial of service condition. Note
that this issue only affects EX Series Ethernet Switches with IPv6

Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on
the device's self-reported version and model.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in
Juniper advisory JSA10781.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Junos Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99526 ()

Bugtraq ID: 97615

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2315

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