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computer vulnerability note CVE-2018-0037

Junos OS: denial of service via BGP NOTIFICATION

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can send malicious BGP NOTIFICATION packets to Junos, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable software: Juniper EX-Series, Junos OS.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Attacker's origin: intranet client.
Creation date: 12/07/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CERTFR-2018-AVI-339, CVE-2018-0037, JSA10871, VIGILANCE-VUL-26719.

Description of the vulnerability

The Junos product has a service to manage received BGP NOTIFICATION packets.

However, when malicious BGP NOTIFICATION packets are received, a fatal error occurs.

An attacker can therefore send malicious BGP NOTIFICATION packets to Junos, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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