Juniper Junos BGP UPDATE Malformed ATTR_SET Attribute Remote DoS (PSN-2012-01-472)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57637


The remote router has a denial of service vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the version of Junos running on the remote device has a denial of service vulnerability.
Processing a BGP UPDATE containing a corrupted ATTR_SET attribute can result in an rpd crash.

This issue only affects routers configured for BGP running Junos 10.2 or later that do no thave the 'independent-domain' routing option enabled.

A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to crash the rpd service.


Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory PSN-2012-01-472.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57637

File Name: juniper_psn-2012-01-472.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: combined

Published: 2012/01/23

Modified: 2013/10/18

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/01/11

Reference Information

OSVDB: 78849