Juniper Junos Proxy ARP DoS (PSN-2013-04-913)

High Nessus Plugin ID 66511


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. When Proxy ARP is enabled, specially crafted ARP packets can trigger a kernel crash. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to crash the host.


Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory PSN-2013-04-913.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66511

File Name: juniper_psn-2013-04-913.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: combined

Published: 2013/05/20

Modified: 2013/10/18

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/04/05

Reference Information

BID: 60017

OSVDB: 92226