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: 1.8

Type: combined

Published: 2013/10/17

Modified: 2017/05/16

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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-2013-6013

BID: 62962

OSVDB: 98369

JSA: JSA10594