Juniper Junos SYN Cookie Protection DoS (PSN-2012-07-643)
High Nessus Plugin ID 59987
SynopsisThe remote device has a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the SYN cookie protection implementation of the remote Junos system has a denial of service vulnerability. If SYN flood protection is enabled and the SYN cookie protection threshold is exceeded, the server responds to connections with an RST, causing the connection to be closed.
SolutionApply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory PSN-2012-07-643.