Juniper Junos MX Malformed Packet - DOS (JSA10900)
High Nessus Plugin ID 121642
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionReceipt of a malformed packet on MX Series devices with dynamic vlan configuration can trigger an uncontrolled recursion loop in the Broadband Edge subscriber management daemon (bbe-smgd), and lead to high CPU usage and a crash of the bbe-smgd service. Repeated receipt of the same packet can result in an extended denial of service condition for the device.
SolutionApply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10900.