Juniper Junos Firewall Bypass DoS (PSN-2013-04-912)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66510


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. It is possible to bypass the firewall to create sessions for connections that should not be allowed by policy. A remote, untrusted attacker could exploit this to exhaust session resources, resulting in a denial of service.


Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory PSN-2013-04-912.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66510

File Name: juniper_psn-2013-04-912.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: combined

Published: 2013/05/20

Modified: 2013/10/18

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/04/09

Reference Information

BID: 60012

OSVDB: 92221