Juniper Junos OpenSSL ASN.1 Memory Corruption (PSN-2012-07-645)

High Nessus Plugin ID 59989


The remote router has a memory corruption vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Junos router is using an outdated version of OpenSSL. Parsing malformed ASN.1 encoded data can result in memory corruption. This vulnerability can be triggered by attempting to parse untrusted data (e.g., an X.509 certificate).


Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory PSN-2012-07-645.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59989

File Name: juniper_psn-2012-07-645.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: combined

Published: 2012/07/17

Updated: 2018/07/12

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/04/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2110, CVE-2012-2131

BID: 53158, 53212

EDB-ID: 18756