Juniper Junos QFX / EX Series 'Etherleak' Improper Padding Memory Disclosure (JSA10773)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 96662
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The remote device is affected by a memory disclosure vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos QFX or EX series device is affected by a memory disclosure vulnerability, known as Etherleak, due to padding Ethernet packets with data from previous packets instead of padding them with null bytes. An unauthenticated, adjacent attacker can exploit this issue to disclose portions of system memory or data from previous packets. This issue is also often detected as CVE-2003-0001.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the device's self-reported version and model


Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10773.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96662

File Name: juniper_jsa10773.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: combined

Published: 1/20/2017

Updated: 8/10/2018

Dependencies: junos_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/11/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/11/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2304

BID: 95403

JSA: JSA10773