Juniper Junos SRX Series flowd Remote DoS (JSA10596)

High Nessus Plugin ID 70476

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VPR Score: 3.4


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


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos SRX-series device has a denial of service vulnerability related to processing particular TCP packet sequences. A remote attacker can exploit this issue to cause the flow daemon (flowd) to crash.

Note that this issue only affects devices with ALG and UTM enabled.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10596.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70476

File Name: juniper_jsa10596.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: combined

Published: 2013/10/17

Updated: 2018/07/12

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 3.4

CVSS v2.0

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/model, Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version, Host/Juniper/JUNOS/BuildDate

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/10/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6015

BID: 62963

JSA: JSA10596