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Improper Initialization


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


On Juniper Networks Junos OS Evolved devices, receipt of a specific IPv6 packet may cause an established IPv6 BGP session to terminate, creating a Denial of Service (DoS) condition. Continued receipt and processing of this packet will create a sustained Denial of Service (DoS) condition. This issue does not affect IPv4 BGP sessions. This issue affects IBGP or EBGP peer sessions with IPv6. This issue affects: Juniper Networks Junos OS Evolved: 19.4 versions prior to 19.4R2-S3-EVO; 20.1 versions prior to 20.1R2-S3-EVO; 20.2 versions prior to 20.2R2-S1-EVO; 20.3 versions prior to 20.3R2-EVO. This issue does not affect Juniper Networks Junos OS releases.

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CWE-665 - Improper Initialization

The software does not initialize or incorrectly initializes a resource, which might leave the resource in an unexpected state when it is accessed or used.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published