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CVE-2021-0216 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in Juniper Networks Junos OS running on the ACX5448 and ACX710 platforms may cause BFD sessions to flap when a high rate of transit ARP packets are received. This, in turn, may impact routing protocols and network stability, leading to a Denial of Service (DoS) condition. When a high rate of transit ARP packets are exceptioned to the CPU and BFD flaps, the following log messages may be seen: bfdd[15864]: BFDD_STATE_UP_TO_DOWN: BFD Session 192.168.14.3 (IFL 232) state Up -> Down LD/RD(17/19) Up time:11:38:17 Local diag: CtlExpire Remote diag: None Reason: Detect Timer Expiry. bfdd[15864]: BFDD_TRAP_SHOP_STATE_DOWN: local discriminator: 17, new state: down, interface: irb.998, peer addr: 192.168.14.3 rpd[15839]: RPD_ISIS_ADJDOWN: IS-IS lost L2 adjacency to peer on irb.998, reason: BFD Session Down bfdd[15864]: BFDD_TRAP_SHOP_STATE_UP: local discriminator: 17, new state: up, interface: irb.998, peer addr: 192.168.14.3 This issue only affects the ACX5448 Series and ACX710 Series routers. No other products or platforms are affected by this vulnerability. This issue affects Juniper Networks Junos OS: 18.2 versions prior to 18.2R3-S8 on ACX5448; 18.3 versions prior to 18.3R3-S5 on ACX5448; 18.4 versions prior to 18.4R1-S6, 18.4R3-S7 on ACX5448; 19.1 versions prior to 19.1R3-S5 on ACX5448; 19.2 versions prior to 19.2R2, 19.2R3 on ACX5448; 19.3 versions prior to 19.3R3 on ACX5448; 19.4 versions prior to 19.4R3 on ACX5448; 20.1 versions prior to 20.1R2 on ACX5448; 20.2 versions prior to 20.2R2 on ACX5448 and ACX710.


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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/JSA11118 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-0216
NVD Published Date:
04/22/2021
NVD Last Modified:
07/23/2021
Source:
Juniper Networks, Inc.