Juniper Junos Kernel IGMP Flood DoS (JSA10618)

high Nessus Plugin ID 73492


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 denial of service vulnerability in the Junos kernel. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending specially crafted IGMP packets at a very high rate (approximately 1000 packets per second).

Note that this issue only affects devices with PIM enabled.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10618.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73492

File Name: juniper_jsa10618.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: combined

Published: 4/14/2014

Updated: 7/12/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/16/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/9/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0614

BID: 66762

JSA: JSA10618