CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 12, 2024
Updated: Jan 29, 2024
CWE ID 228


CVE-2024-21612 is an Improper Handling of Syntactically Invalid Structure vulnerability found in the Object Flooding Protocol (OFP) service of Juniper Networks Junos OS Evolved. This vulnerability allows an unauthenticated attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) by sending specific TCP packets to an open OFP port. The OFP crashes, resulting in a restart of the Routine Engine (RE), and continuous receipt of these packets can lead to a sustained DoS condition. This vulnerability affects various versions of Junos OS Evolved before 22.4R3-EVO and poses a high risk to affected organizations' availability.

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