Juniper Junos RSVP 'rpd' Remote DoS (JSA10652)

High Nessus Plugin ID 78423


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 due to improper handling of RSVP PATH messages. A remote attacker can exploit this issue, by sending a specially crafted RSVP packet, to crash the 'rpd' process.

Note that this issue only affects devices with support for RSVP enabled on a network interface.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10652.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78423

File Name: juniper_jsa10652.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: combined

Published: 2014/10/14

Modified: 2017/05/16

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6378

BID: 70363

OSVDB: 113078

JSA: JSA10652