Juniper Junos BGP FlowSpec rpd DoS (JSA10670)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80958


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 improperly processing a malformed BGP Flow Specification (FlowSpec) prefix. A remote attacker can exploit this issue to crash the routing process daemon (rpd).

Note that this issue only affects devices with BGP FlowSpec enabled.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10670.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80958

File Name: juniper_jsa10670.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: combined

Published: 2015/01/23

Modified: 2015/12/23

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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: 2015/01/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6386

BID: 72067

OSVDB: 117039

JSA: JSA10670