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2021-10 Security Bulletin: Junos OS and Junos OS Evolved: RPD crash while processing a specially crafted BGP UPDATE or KEEPALIVE message (CVE-2021-31374)

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Article ID: JSA11239 SECURITY_ADVISORIES Last Updated: 13 Oct 2021Version: 1.0
Product Affected:
This issue affects Junos OS 17.3, 17.4, 18.1, 18.2, 18.3, 18.4, 19.1, 19.2, 19.3, 19.4, 20.1, 20.2, 20.3. This issue affects Junos OS Evolved 20.3.
Problem:

On Juniper Networks Junos OS and Junos OS Evolved devices processing a specially crafted BGP UPDATE or KEEPALIVE message can lead to a routing process daemon (RPD) crash and restart, causing a Denial of Service (DoS).

Continued receipt and processing of this message will create a sustained Denial of Service (DoS) condition.

This issue affects both IBGP and EBGP deployments over IPv4 or IPv6.

This issue affects:

Juniper Networks Junos OS:

  • 17.3 versions prior to 17.3R3-S11;
  • 17.4 versions prior to 17.4R2-S13, 17.4R3-S4;
  • 18.1 versions prior to 18.1R3-S12;
  • 18.2 versions prior to 18.2R2-S8, 18.2R3-S7;
  • 18.3 versions prior to 18.3R3-S4;
  • 18.4 versions prior to 18.4R1-S8, 18.4R2-S7, 18.4R3-S7;
  • 19.1 versions prior to 19.1R1-S6, 19.1R2-S2, 19.1R3-S4;
  • 19.2 versions prior to 19.2R1-S6, 19.2R3-S1;
  • 19.3 versions prior to 19.3R2-S5, 19.3R3-S1;
  • 19.4 versions prior to 19.4R1-S4, 19.4R1-S4, 19.4R2-S3, 19.4R3-S1;
  • 20.1 versions prior to 20.1R2;
  • 20.2 versions prior to 20.2R2;
  • 20.3 versions prior to 20.3R1-S1, 20.3R2.

Juniper Networks Junos OS Evolved:

  • 20.3 versions prior to 20.3R2-EVO.

The following minimal configuration is necessary:

* Must be running Junos OS or Junos OS Evolved.

* A BGP peering session is established.

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-2021-31374.

Solution:

The following software releases have been updated to resolve this specific issue:

Junos OS: 17.3R3-S11, 17.4R2-S13, 17.4R3-S4, 18.1R3-S12, 18.2R2-S8, 18.3R3-S4, 18.4R1-S8, 18.4R2-S7, 18.4R3-S7, 19.1R1-S6, 19.1R2-S2, 19.1R3-S4, 19.2R1-S6, 19.2R3-S1, 19.3R2-S5, 19.3R3-S1, 19.4R1-S4, 19.4R2-S3, 19.4R3-S1, 20.1R2, 20.1R3, 20.2R2, 20.2R3, 20.3R1-S1, 20.3R2, 20.4R1, and all subsequent releases.

Junos OS Evolved: 20.3R2-EVO and all subsequent releases.

This issue is being tracked as 1543234.

Workaround:

There are no viable workarounds for this issue.

Implementation:
Software releases or updates are available for download at https://support.juniper.net/support/downloads/
Modification History:
2021-10-13: Initial Publication.
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:
High
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."

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