Juniper Junos PIM DoS (PSN-2012-07-648)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59992


The remote router has a denial of service vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote router has a denial of service vulnerability. Sending a specially crafted broadcast storm of corrupt packets to the data multicast distribution tree port of a Junos router can cause the rpd daemon to hang. Only routers with PIM enabled in a Rosen MVPN configuration are affected.


Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory PSN-2012-07-648.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59992

File Name: juniper_psn-2012-07-648.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: combined

Published: 2012/07/17

Modified: 2015/09/08

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/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: 2012/07/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/07/10

Reference Information

OSVDB: 85339