Juniper Junos BGP UPDATE 'rpd' Remote DoS (JSA10653)

high Nessus Plugin ID 78424
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Synopsis

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description

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 BGP UPDATE messages using 4-byte AS numbers. A remote attacker can exploit this issue, by sending a specially crafted BGP UPDATE packet, to crash the 'rpd' process.

Note that this issue only affects devices with the BGP daemon enabled and support for 4-byte AS numbers.

Solution

Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10653.

See Also

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10653

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78424

File Name: juniper_jsa10653.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: combined

Published: 10/14/2014

Updated: 7/12/2018

Dependencies: junos_version.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/9/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/8/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3818

BID: 70361

JSA: JSA10653