Juniper Junos IGMPv3 Protocol Multicast DoS (JSA10714)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88091


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 a flaw in the IGMPv3 implementation. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted IGMPv3 packet, to affect service availability on a portion of a multicast network. Note that IGMPv2 is not affected by this vulnerability.


Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10714.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88091

File Name: juniper_jsa10714.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: combined

Published: 2016/01/22

Modified: 2017/05/16

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/01/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1256

OSVDB: 132868

JSA: JSA10714