Juniper Junos bfdd RCE (JSA10690)

High Nessus Plugin ID 85229

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VPR Score: 5.9


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 remote code execution vulnerability in the BFD daemon (bfdd). A remote attacker, using a specially crafted BFD packet, can exploit this to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.

Note that this issue only affects devices with the BFD daemon running.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10690.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85229

File Name: juniper_jsa10690.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: combined

Published: 2015/08/04

Updated: 2018/07/12

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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: 2015/07/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5362

BID: 75721

JSA: JSA10690