Juniper Junos IS-IS hello DoS (PSN-2012-07-647)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59991


The remote router has a denial of service vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the rpd daemon on remote Junos router may crash when processing malformed IS-IS hello messages.


Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory PSN-2012-07-647.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59991

File Name: juniper_psn-2012-07-647.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: combined

Published: 2012/07/17

Modified: 2015/09/08

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.7

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

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: 2012/07/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/07/16

Reference Information

OSVDB: 85343