NetScreen ScreenOS long username denial of service

netscreen-screenos-username-dos (9186) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

NetScreen is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker using an overly long username could log on to a NetScreen device to cause the device to reboot, which would cause a denial of service against legitimate users.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of ScreenOS (3.0.1r2 or later), available from the NetScreen Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.10r3
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.10r4
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.5
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.5r1
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.5r2
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.5r6
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.6.1
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.6.1r1
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.6.1r2
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.6.1r3
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.6.1r4
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.6.1r5
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.7.1
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.7.1r1
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.7.1r2
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.7.1r3
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 2.8r1
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 3.0.0
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 3.0.0r1
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 3.0.0r2
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 3.0.0r3
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 3.0.0r4
  • Juniper NetScreen ScreenOS 3.0.1r1

Reported:

May 27, 2002

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