Juniper Junos Crafted UDP Packet Handling DoS (JSA10758)

high Nessus Plugin ID 92515
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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

See Also

https://kb.juniper.net/JSA10758

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92515

File Name: juniper_jsa10758.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: combined

Published: 7/22/2016

Updated: 8/10/2018

Dependencies: junos_version.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: 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: 7/13/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/13/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1263

BID: 91763

JSA: JSA10758