Juniper Junos BGP-VPLS Advertisements RPD DoS (JSA10687)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85227
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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 due to improper handling of BGP-VPLS advertisements with updated BGP local preference values. A remote attacker can exploit this to crash RDP with a NULL pointer deference exception.

Note that this issue only affects devices with internal BGP and VPLS enabled.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10687.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85227

File Name: juniper_jsa10687.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: combined

Published: 8/4/2015

Updated: 7/12/2018

Dependencies: junos_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:N/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: 7/8/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/8/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5359

BID: 75723

JSA: JSA10687