Juniper Junos Oversized BGP UPDATE Remote DoS (JSA10609)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71998


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


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability. This issue exists in the routing protocol daemon (rpd) when handling oversized BGP UPDATE messages.

Note that this issue only affects devices with BGP enabled.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10609.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71998

File Name: juniper_jsa10609.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: combined

Published: 2014/01/16

Modified: 2017/05/16

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/01/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0616

BID: 64766

OSVDB: 101868

JSA: JSA10609