Junos OS: srxpfe DoS (JSA10972)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 130520

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 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.

Solution

Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10972.

See Also

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10972

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130520

File Name: juniper_jsa10972.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-2019-0050

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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-2019-0050

JSA: JSA10972

IAVA: 2019-A-0388