Juniper Junos OS DoS (JSA69916)

high Nessus Plugin ID 166459


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


The version of Junos OS installed on the remote host is affected by a DoS vulnerability as referenced in the JSA69916 advisory. A limitless resource allocation vulnerability in FPC resources of Juniper Networks Junos OS Evolved on PTX Series allows an unprivileged attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS).

Workarounds are available as referenced in the JSA69916 advisory.

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 JSA69916

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 166459

File Name: juniper_jsa69916.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: combined

Published: 10/25/2022

Updated: 11/28/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-22211


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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/12/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/12/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-22211

IAVA: 2022-A-0421

JSA: JSA69916