8.7
CWE
754
Advisory Published
Updated

CVE-2024-39540: Junos OS: SRX Series, and MX Series with SPC3: Specific valid TCP traffic can cause a pfe crash

First published: Thu Jul 11 2024(Updated: )

An Improper Check for Unusual or Exceptional Conditions vulnerability in the Packet Forwarding Engine (pfe) of Juniper Networks Junos OS on SRX Series, and MX Series with SPC3 allows an unauthenticated, network-based attacker to cause a Denial-of-Service (DoS). When an affected device receives specific valid TCP traffic, the pfe crashes and restarts leading to a momentary but complete service outage. This issue affects Junos OS: 21.2 releases from 21.2R3-S5 before 21.2R3-S6. This issue does not affect earlier or later releases.

Credit: sirt@juniper.net

Remedy

The following software releases have been updated to resolve this specific issue: 21.2R3-S6.

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