Juniper Junos TKEY Query Handling DoS (JSA10718)

high Nessus Plugin ID 88093


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 ISC BIND when handling queries for TKEY records. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via crafted TKEY queries, to cause an REQUIRE assertion failure and daemon exit.


Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10718.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88093

File Name: juniper_jsa10718.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: combined

Published: 1/22/2016

Updated: 4/11/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/13/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/28/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5477

BID: 76092

JSA: JSA10718

EDB-ID: 37721, 37723