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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 88095

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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

See Also

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10720

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88095

File Name: juniper_jsa10720.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: combined

Published: 1/22/2016

Updated: 8/10/2018

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: 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: 1/13/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/13/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1258

JSA: JSA10720