Juniper Junos SRX Series flowd Remote DoS (JSA10596)

high Nessus Plugin ID 70476


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: 10/17/2013

Updated: 7/12/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/9/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/9/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6015

BID: 62963

JSA: JSA10596