Juniper Junos HTTP Request Handling J-Web DoS (JSA10720)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88095


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 denial of service vulnerability due to a flaw in the Embedthis Appweb Server when processing malformed HTTP requests. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to crash the J-Web service.


Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10720.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88095

File Name: juniper_jsa10720.nasl

Version: 1.7

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: 2016/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1258

OSVDB: 132866

JSA: JSA10720