Juniper Junos VPLS Ethernet Frame MAC Address Remote DoS (JSA10750)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92518

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VPR Score: 3.6


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


According to its self-reported version number and configuration, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability when VPLS routing-instances are configured. An unauthenticated, adjacent attacker can exploit this, via Ethernet frames with the EtherType field of IPv6 (0x86DD), to cause a denial of service condition.


Upgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10750. Alternatively, if EtherType IPv6 MAC addresses are not required, configure a VPLS flood filter.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92518

File Name: juniper_jsa10750.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: combined

Published: 2016/07/22

Updated: 2019/12/09

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-1275

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/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-2016-1275

BID: 91758

JSA: JSA10750