Juniper Junos SRX Series NAT IPv6 to IPv4 Remote DoS (JSA10641)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76508
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos SRX series device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability. A remote attacker, by sending a specially crafted packet to an SRX series device, can crash the 'flowd' process when the packet is translated from IPv6 to IPv4.
Note that this issue only affects devices with NAT protocol translation from IPv6 to IPv4 enabled.
SolutionApply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10641.