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

High Nessus Plugin ID 78424

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VPR Score: 3.6


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 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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78424

File Name: juniper_jsa10653.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: combined

Published: 2014/10/14

Updated: 2018/07/12

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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: 2014/07/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3818

BID: 70361

JSA: JSA10653