CVE-2021-0209 Detail

Current Description

In Juniper Networks Junos OS Evolved an attacker sending certain valid BGP update packets may cause Junos OS Evolved to access an uninitialized pointer causing RPD to core leading to a Denial of Service (DoS). Continued receipt of these types of valid BGP update packets will cause an extended Denial of Service condition. RPD will require a restart to recover. An indicator of compromise is to see if the file rpd.re exists by issuing the command: show system core-dumps This issue affects: Juniper Networks Junos OS Evolved 19.4 versions prior to 19.4R2-S2-EVO; 20.1 versions prior to 20.1R1-S2-EVO, 20.1R2-S1-EVO. This issue does not affect Junos OS.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Juniper Networks, Inc.
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://kb.juniper.net/JSA11099 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-824 Access of Uninitialized Pointer cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level Juniper Networks, Inc.  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-0209
NVD Published Date:
01/15/2021
NVD Last Modified:
01/22/2021
Source:
Juniper Networks, Inc.