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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Juniper Junos Vendors:   Juniper
Juniper Junos PIM Join Message Processing Flaw Lets Remote Authenticated Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029176
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-6170   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Nov 5 2013
Original Entry Date:  Oct 14 2013
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10.0 or later
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Juniper Junos. A remote authenticated user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote authenticated user can send a large number of specially crafted IPv4 or IPv6 PIM join messages to cause the target RPD routing daemon to crash.

Systems configured for a Next-Generation Multicast VPN (NGEN MVPN) environment are affected.

The vendor has assigned PR 669783 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can cause the target routing service to crash and restart.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (releases built on or after 2012-09-27, including: 10.0S28, 10.4R7, 11.1R5, 11.2R2, 11.4R1, and all subsequent releases).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.

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