#VU59562 Improper locking

Published: 2022-01-12

Vulnerability identifier: #VU59562

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22175


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Juniper Junos OS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system



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

The vulnerability exists due to improper locking in the SIP ALG of Juniper Networks Junos OS on MX Series and SRX Series. An non-authenticated attacker can send specially crafted traffic to the system to cause a flowprocessing daemon (flowd) crash.

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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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