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2019-10 Security Bulletin: Junos OS: The routing protocol process (rpd) may crash and generate core files upon receipt of specific valid BGP states from a peered host. (CVE-2019-0059)

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Product Affected:
This issue affects Junos OS 18.1, 18.1X75.
A memory leak vulnerability in the of Juniper Networks Junos OS allows an attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) to the device by sending specific commands from a peered BGP host and having those BGP states delivered to the vulnerable device.

This issue affects:

Juniper Networks Junos OS:

18.1 versions prior to 18.1R2-S4, 18.1R3-S1;

18.1X75 versions.

Versions before 18.1R1 are not affected.

The minimal configuration required is for BGP to be enabled on the device.

Juniper SIRT is not aware of any malicious exploitation of this vulnerability.

This issue was found during internal product security testing or research.

This issue has been assigned CVE-2019-0059.

The following software releases have been updated to resolve this specific issue: 18.1R2-S4, 18.1R3-S1, 18.2X75-D5, 18.2R1, and all subsequent releases.

This issue is being tracked as PR 1356763 which is visible on the Customer Support website.

Note: Juniper SIRT's policy is not to evaluate releases which are beyond End of Engineering (EOE) or End of Life (EOL).

There are no viable workarounds for this issue.
Software Releases, patches and updates are available at
Modification History:
2019-10-09: Initial Publication.
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CVSS Score:
7.5 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Severity Level:
Severity Assessment:
Information for how Juniper Networks uses CVSS can be found at KB 16446 "Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) and Juniper's Security Advisories."