Denial of service when processing BGP messages in Junos OS and Junos OS Evolved



Published: 2021-01-15
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-0211
CWE ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Juniper Junos OS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Junos OS Evolved
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

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Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3: 6.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-0211

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when processing BGP mesages. A remote attacker can send a valid BGP FlowSpec message and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Juniper Junos OS: before 15.1X49-D240, 17.3R3-S10, 17.4R2-S12, 17.4R3-S4, 18.1R3-S12, 18.2R2-S8, 18.2R3-S6, 18.3R3-S4, 18.4R1-S8, 18.4R2-S6, 18.4R3-S6, 19.1R2-S2, 19.1R3-S3, 19.2R3-S1, 19.3R2-S5, 19.3R3-S1, 19.4R1-S3, 19.4R2-S3, 19.4R3, 20.1R2, 20.2R1-S3, 20.2R2, 20.3R1-S1, 20.3R2, 20.4R1

Junos OS Evolved: before 20.3R1-S1-EVO, 20.3R2-EVO, 20.4R1-EVO

CPE External links

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA11101&cat=SIRT_1&actp=LIST

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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