Juniper Junos ttymodem() DoS (PSN-2012-08-699)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62711


The remote device has a denial of service vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Junos device has a denial of service vulnerability. A timing issue in ttymodem() can cause the Junos kernel to crash whenever the device is accessed remotely (e.g., telnet, SSH).


Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory PSN-2012-08-699.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62711

File Name: juniper_psn-2012-08-699.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: combined

Published: 2012/10/26

Modified: 2013/10/18

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/08/15

Reference Information

OSVDB: 86798