Juniper Junos SRX DHCP flowd DHCP Packet Handling DoS (JSA10789)
High Nessus Plugin ID 102702
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number and configuration, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in flowd due to improper handling of DHCP packets. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted DHCP packet, to crash the flowd service.
SolutionUpgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper security advisory JSA10789.