Juniper Junos CLI libc recomp() rpd DoS (JSA10612)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 72001


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 in the regcomp implementation of the GNU C Library used in the command-line interpreter (CLI). A attacker can exploit this vulnerability to crash the RE by using a crafted regular expression containing adjacent repetition operators or adjacent bounded repetitions.


Apply the relevant Junos upgrade referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10612.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 72001

File Name: juniper_jsa10612.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: combined

Published: 2014/01/16

Modified: 2017/05/16

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.8

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

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

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: 2013/09/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/01/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4051, CVE-2010-4052

BID: 45233

OSVDB: 70446, 70447

JSA: JSA10612