Juniper Junos OS Evolved DoS (JSA69505)

high Nessus Plugin ID 160125


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


The version of Junos OS installed on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the JSA69505 advisory.

- An Improper Check for Unusual or Exceptional Conditions vulnerability in the packetIO daemon of Juniper Networks Junos OS Evolved on PTX10003, PTX10004, and PTX10008 allows an unauthenticated, network-based attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS). Continued receipt of these crafted packets will cause a sustained Denial of Service condition. This issue affects Juniper Networks Junos OS Evolved all versions prior to 20.4R2-S3-EVO on PTX10003, PTX10004, and PTX10008. This issue does not affect: Juniper Networks Junos OS Evolved versions 21.1R1-EVO and above; Juniper Networks Junos OS. (CVE-2022-22194)

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


Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA69505

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 160125

File Name: juniper_jsa69505.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: combined

Published: 4/25/2022

Updated: 4/26/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-22194


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version, Host/Juniper/model

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/13/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/13/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-22194

JSA: JSA69505

IAVA: 2022-A-0162