Juniper Junos Fragmented OSPFv3 Packet DoS (JSA10668)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 80956
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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 when processing fragmented OSPFv3 packets with an IPsec Authentication Header (AH). A remote attacker on an adjacent network can exploit this issue to crash the kernel, resulting in the Routing Engine (RE) restarting.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10668.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80956

File Name: juniper_jsa10668.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: combined

Published: 1/23/2015

Updated: 7/12/2018

Dependencies: junos_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.7

Temporal Score: 4.2

Vector: AV:A/AC:M/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: 1/14/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/14/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6385

BID: 72072

JSA: JSA10668