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SW Replacement - 17.2R1-S8.9 has been replaced by 17.2R1-S8.10



Article ID: TSB17737 TECHNICAL_BULLETINS Last Updated: 03 Mar 2020Version: 2.0
Alert Type:
PSN - Product Support Notification
Product Affected:
JUNOS Software version 17.2R1-S8
Alert Description:
JUNOS software version 17.2R1-S8.9 has been replaced by 17.2R1-S8.10 on the Juniper's software download site. Customers running Junos software version 17.2R1-S8.9 can continue to deploy the software. However, stating on 2020-03-03, when you download JUNOS SR version 17.2R1-S8, you will be downloading version 17.2R1-S8.10 instead of 17.2R1-S8.9

The following is the additional software change included in 17.2R1-S8.10

PR Number Synopsis Category: IPv6/ND/ICMPv6 issues
1443576 Junos OS: Improper handling of specific IPv6 packets sent by clients eventually kernel crash (vmcore) the device. (CVE-2020-1603)
Specific IPv6 packets sent by clients processed by the Routing Engine (RE) are improperly handled. Refer to for more information.
Junos software version 17.2R1-S8.10 is available on Juniper's software download site.

There is no need to replace 17.2R1-S8.9 with 17.2R1-S8.10. However, 17.2R1-S8.9 is no longer available on Juniper's software download site after 2020-03-03. It has been replaced with 17.2R1-S8.10.

You can run "show version" or "show version detail" on a router to determine if your router is running Junos software version 17.2R1-S8.9. cli> show version detail no-forwarding
Hostname: my-172R1-S8.9-router
Model: <model number>
Junos: 17.2R1-S8.9

Similarly, Junos software version 17.2R1-S8.10 will have 17.2R1-S8.10 in the output of "show version"

Junos software version 17.2R1-S8.9 has been replaced with 17.2R1-S8.10 on 2020-03-03.
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