Juniper Junos ICMPv6 PTB Atomic Fragment DoS (JSA10780)
High Nessus Plugin ID 101266
SynopsisThe remote device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the ICMP Packet Too Big (PTB) message functionality that occurs when handling IPv6 atomic fragments that trigger fragmentation in traffic.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue, via a specially crafted series of packets, to cause the device to stop responding, the exhaustion of resources, or other impact that results in a denial of service condition.
SolutionApply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10780.