Juniper Junos Crafted UDP Packet Handling DoS (JSA10758)

High Nessus Plugin ID 92515


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


According to its self-reported version number and architecture, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the 64-bit routing engine. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted UDP packet sent to an interface IP address, to crash the kernel. Note that this vulnerability does not affect 32-bit systems.


Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10758.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92515

File Name: juniper_jsa10758.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: combined

Published: 2016/07/22

Modified: 2016/10/27

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version, Host/Juniper/model

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/07/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1263

BID: 91763

OSVDB: 141473

JSA: JSA10758