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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2018-0016

Junos OS: denial of service via CLNP

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can send malicious CLNP packets to Junos OS, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted software: Juniper J-Series, Junos OS, SRX-Series.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 3/4.
Consequences of a hack: denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Attacker's origin: intranet client.
Creation date: 12/04/2018.
Références of this announce: CERTFR-2018-AVI-184, CVE-2018-0016, JSA10844, VIGILANCE-VUL-25846.

Description of the vulnerability

The Junos OS product has a service to manage received CLNP packets.

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

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