Juniper Junos PIM Hello DoS (PSN-2012-10-732)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62712


The remote device has a denial of service vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Junos device could crash when processing a malformed PIM message. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.


Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory PSN-2012-10-732.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62712

File Name: juniper_psn-2012-10-732.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

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: 2012/10/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/10/08

Reference Information

OSVDB: 86795