Junos OS: Multicast flowd DoS (JSA10968)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 130518

Synopsis

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

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a vulnerability in the flowd process. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue, by repeatedly sending specific multicast packets to an affected device, to cause the device to stop responding.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10968.

See Also

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10968

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130518

File Name: juniper_jsa10968.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: combined

Published: 2019/11/06

Updated: 2019/11/06

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-0068

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

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, Host/Juniper/model

Patch Publication Date: 2019/10/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/10/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-0068

JSA: JSA10968

IAVA: 2019-A-0388