Juniper Junos SRX Series Dynamic IPsec VPN DoS (JSA10620)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 73494
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VPR Score: 3.4


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 related to the Dynamic IPsec VPN service. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability to cause new Dynamic VPN connections to fail for other users or cause high CPU consumption.

Note that this issue only affects SRX series devices with Dynamic IPsec VPN enabled.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10620.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73494

File Name: juniper_jsa10620.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: combined

Published: 4/14/2014

Updated: 7/12/2018

Dependencies: junos_version.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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: 2/19/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/9/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0612

BID: 66759

JSA: JSA10620