Juniper Junos SRX Series flowd Remote DoS (JSA10611)

high Nessus Plugin ID 72000
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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 denial of service vulnerability in the flow daemon (flowd) when handling certain valid HTTP protocol messages. A remote attacker can exploit this to crash the device.

Note that this issue only affects devices configured as a Unified Access Control (UAC) enforcer in a UAC network with Captive Portal authentication enabled.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10611.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72000

File Name: juniper_jsa10611.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: combined

Published: 1/16/2014

Updated: 7/12/2018

Dependencies: junos_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 5/29/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0618

BID: 64769

JSA: JSA10611