Juniper Junos BGP Update Vulnerability (JSA10820)

High Nessus Plugin ID 104039


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


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Junos device is affected by a vulnerability in the 'bgp-error-tolerance' feature that when enabled, a BGP UPDATE containing a specifically crafted set of transitive attributes can cause the RPD routing process to crash and restart.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workarounds referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10820.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104039

File Name: juniper_jsa10820.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: combined

Published: 2017/10/20

Modified: 2018/01/25

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10618

OSVDB: 167218

JSA: JSA10820