Juniper Junos SRX Series flowd telnet Messages Remote Code Execution (JSA10594)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 70479


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


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos SRX series device is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability. A remote attacker can send specially crafted Telnet messages to cause a buffer overflow the flow daemon (flowd).

Note that this issue only affects devices with telnet pass-through authentication enabled on the device.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10594.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 70479

File Name: juniper_jsa10594.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: combined

Published: 10/17/2013

Updated: 7/12/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/9/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/9/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6013

BID: 62962

JSA: JSA10594