Juniper Junos IPv6 Packet Handling Remote DoS (JSA10762)
High Nessus Plugin ID 94331
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number and configuration, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the IPV6 implementation. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a flood of specially crafted IPv6 traffic, to exhaust available resources or cause a kernel panic.
SolutionUpgrade to the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10762.