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CVE-2024-21594 Detail


A Heap-based Buffer Overflow vulnerability in the Network Services Daemon (NSD) of Juniper Networks Junos OS allows authenticated, low privileged, local attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS). On an SRX 5000 Series device, when executing a specific command repeatedly, memory is corrupted, which leads to a Flow Processing Daemon (flowd) crash. The NSD process has to be restarted to restore services. If this issue occurs, it can be checked with the following command: user@host> request security policies check The following log message can also be observed: Error: policies are out of sync for PFE node<number>.fpc<number>.pic<number>. This issue affects: Juniper Networks Junos OS on SRX 5000 Series * All versions earlier than 20.4R3-S6; * 21.1 versions earlier than 21.1R3-S5; * 21.2 versions earlier than 21.2R3-S4; * 21.3 versions earlier than 21.3R3-S3; * 21.4 versions earlier than 21.4R3-S3; * 22.1 versions earlier than 22.1R3-S1; * 22.2 versions earlier than 22.2R3; * 22.3 versions earlier than 22.3R2.


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Juniper Networks, Inc.
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://supportportal.juniper.net/JSA75733 Vendor Advisory 
https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/4.0#CVSS:4.0/AV:L/AC:L/AT:N/PR:L/UI:N/VC:N/VI:N/VA:H/SC:N/SI:N/SA:N Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-122 Heap-based Buffer Overflow Contributor acceptance level Juniper Networks, Inc.  

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Juniper Networks, Inc.