Juniper Junos Fragmented TCP Packet Sequence Handling DoS (JSA10696)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86475


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 TCP packet reassembly. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted sequence of fragmented packets, to consume all available buffers, resulting in a denial of service condition.


Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10696.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86475

File Name: juniper_jsa10696.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: combined

Published: 2015/10/21

Modified: 2017/05/16

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version, Host/Juniper/model

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/10/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6449

OSVDB: 128899

JSA: JSA10696