Juniper Junos J-Web CPU Utilization DoS (PSN-2012-04-547)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58876
SynopsisThe remote device has a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the J-Web component of the remote Junos system has a denial of service vulnerability. A high rate of inbound HTTP connections over an extended period can result in high CPU utilization, even after the connections are terminated. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.
SolutionApply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory PSN-2012-04-547.