Juniper Junos PIM Join Flood DoS (PSN-2013-01-808)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63520


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Junos device has a denial of service vulnerability. Receiving a large number of specially crafted IPv4 or IPv6 PIM join messages in a Next-Generation Multicast VPN (NGEN MVPN) environment can cause the routing daemon to crash.


Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory PSN-2013-01-808.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63520

File Name: juniper_psn-2013-01-808.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: combined

Published: 2013/01/14

Updated: 2018/08/10

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/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: 2013/01/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/01/09