Vulnerability identifier: #VU49555
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a DoS attack.
The vulnerability exists due to access to an uninitialized pointer in Regular expressions (REGEX) engine when processing valid BGP update packets from BGP peers. A remote attacker can certain valid BGP update packets and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
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Juniper Networks Junos OS Evolved
Vulnerable software versions
Junos OS Evolved: before 19.4R2-S2-EVO, 20.1R1-S2-EVO, 20.1R2-S1-EVO, 20.2R1-EVO
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.