Juniper Junos SRX5000-series J-Web DoS (JSA10700)

high Nessus Plugin ID 86477


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos SRX5000 series device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability related to the J-Web service. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause the system to drop into a debug prompt, effectively halting normal system operation.

Note that this issue only affects devices with the J-Web service enabled.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10700.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86477

File Name: juniper_jsa10700.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: combined

Published: 10/21/2015

Updated: 8/10/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/14/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/14/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6451

JSA: JSA10700