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computer vulnerability note CVE-2018-0058

Juniper MX Series: denial of service via IPv6 Exception

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can send malicious IPv6 Exception packets to Juniper MX Series, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted systems: Junos OS.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Pirate's origin: document.
Creation date: 11/10/2018.
Références of this alert: CERTFR-2018-AVI-487, CVE-2018-0058, JSA10893, VIGILANCE-VUL-27479.

Description of the vulnerability

The Juniper MX Series product has a service to manage received IPv6 Exception packets.

However, when malicious IPv6 Exception packets are received, a fatal error occurs.

An attacker can therefore send malicious IPv6 Exception packets to Juniper MX Series, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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