Juniper Junos rpd RIP DoS (JSA10772)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 96661

Synopsis

The remote device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

According to its self-reported version number and configuration, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the routing process daemon (rpd) due to improper handling of RIP advertisements. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue, by sending a specially crafted RIP advertisement, to cause the rpd daemon to crash and restart.

Note that this vulnerability only affects devices that are configured with RIP enabled.

Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the device's self-reported version and current configuration.

Solution

Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10772.

See Also

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10772

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96661

File Name: juniper_jsa10772.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: combined

Published: 1/20/2017

Updated: 8/10/2018

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version

Patch Publication Date: 1/11/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/11/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2303

BID: 95408

JSA: JSA10772