Junos OS: srxpfe DoS (JSA10972)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 130520
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 srxpfe process. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue, by sending a large amount of traffic to an affected SRX1500 device, causing it to fail to forward traffic.
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 JSA10972.