CVE-2024-21603

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 12, 2024
Updated: Jan 19, 2024
CWE ID 754

Summary

CVE-2024-21603 is an Improper Check for Unusual or Exceptional Conditions vulnerability in the kernel of Juniper Network Junos OS on MX Series devices. This vulnerability allows a network-based attacker with low privileges to cause a denial of service. The issue is triggered when specific SNMP requests or CLI commands are executed on MX Series devices with MPC10, MPC11, LC9600, or MX304, resulting in a 'vmcore' for the RE kernel and device restart. The vulnerability affects various versions of Juniper Networks Junos OS. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their Junos OS to the recommended versions provided by Juniper Networks. If left unaddressed, this vulnerability can lead to sustained denial-of-service attacks on affected devices.

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