Juniper Junos OS DoS (JSA70600)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 174626


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


The version of Junos OS installed on the remote host is affected by a denial-of-service vulnerability as referenced in the JSA70600 advisory. An Unexpected Status Code or Return Value vulnerability in the kernel of Juniper Networks Junos OS allows an unauthenticated attacker with physical access to the device to cause a Denial of Service (DoS).

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 JSA70600

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 174626

File Name: juniper_jsa70600.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: combined

Published: 4/21/2023

Updated: 4/24/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-28975


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:P/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/JUNOS/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/12/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/12/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-28975

IAVA: 2023-A-0201

JSA: JSA70600