Juniper Junos memory consumption denial of service (JSA10920)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 124236
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the jdhcpd daemon due to failure to handle exceptional conditions. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via sending specific IPv6 DHCP packets to the jdhcpd daemon to cause a denial of service condition to clients requesting and not receiving IP addresses.
SolutionApply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10920