CVSS 3.1 Score 5.9 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 12, 2024
Updated: Jan 31, 2024
CWE ID 755


CVE-2024-21585 is an Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions vulnerability in the BGP session processing of Juniper Networks Junos OS and Junos OS Evolved. This vulnerability allows an unauthenticated network-based attacker to cause the routing protocol daemon (rpd) process to crash and restart, leading to a Denial of Service (DoS) condition. The vulnerability affects routers configured with non-stop routing (NSR) enabled and requires Graceful Restart (GR) helper mode to be exploitable. Continued BGP session flapping can result in a sustained DoS condition. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.9 and an impact score of 3.6. It affects various versions of Junos OS and Junos OS Evolved prior to specific releases, while NSR is not supported on the SRX Series and is therefore not affected by this vulnerability.

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