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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Juniper NetScreen-Security Manager Remote DoS flaw

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains if Juniper NSM guiSrv is vulnerable to remote DoS

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote server is affected by a remote denial of service flaw.

Description :

The version of Juniper NetScreen-Security Manager (NSM) installed on
the remote host may permit a possible hacker to deny service to legitimate
users using specially-crafted long strings to the guiSrv and devSrv
processes. A watchdog service included in Juniper NSM, though,
automatically restarts the application.

By repeatedly sending a malformed request, a possible hacker may permanently
deny access to legitimate users.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-12/1281.html
http://www.juniper.net/customers/support/products/nsm.jsp

Solution :

Upgrade to Juniper NSM version 2005.1

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:N/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16075

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 David Maciejak

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