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Juniper Junos OS: High rate of HTTP connections can send httpd into a spinlock (JSA10505)

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Juniper Junos OS: High rate of HTTP connections can send httpd into a spinlock (JSA10505)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/01/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/07/2014
Modified
05/07/2014

Description

A high rate of inbound HTTP connections over an extended period of time may trap the httpd process into a spinlock, causing high CPU utilization. CPU load continues even after the stream of connection attempts is terminated. The process must be killed from the shell to reduce the CPU load.

Solution(s)

  • juniper-junos-os-upgrade-latest

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