CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 12, 2024
Updated: Jan 19, 2024
CWE ID 668


CVE-2024-21597 is a vulnerability in the Packet Forwarding Engine (PFE) of Juniper Networks Junos OS on MX Series. It allows an unauthenticated, network-based attacker to bypass access restrictions. The vulnerability affects multiple versions of Junos OS, including versions earlier than 20.4R3-S9, 21.2R3-S3, 21.4R3-S5, 22.1R3, 22.2R3, and 22.3R2. The danger posed by this vulnerability is rated as medium severity, with low integrity impact and no confidentiality impact. There is no requirement for privileges or user interaction, and the attack can be carried out over a network.

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