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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 88095
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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: 1.9

Type: combined

Published: 1/22/2016

Updated: 8/10/2018

Dependencies: junos_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3: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