Junos OS: Multicast flowd DoS (JSA10968)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 130518
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 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.
SolutionApply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10968.