Juniper Junos Fragmented ICMP Packet Handling Remote DoS (PSN-2011-07-298)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55936
SynopsisThe remote router has a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper router is running a version of Junos with a denial of service vulnerability. Receiving a burst of fragmented ICMP packets can cause the router to become unresponsive until it is rebooted.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to make the router unresponsive.
SolutionApply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory PSN-2011-07-298.