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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
JSA10957 - 2019-10 Security Bulletin: Junos OS: The routing protocol
process (rpd) may crash and generate core files upon receipt of specific
valid BGP states from a peered host. (CVE-2019-0059)
10 October 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Junos OS
Publisher: Juniper Networks
Operating System: Juniper
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2019-0059
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2019-10 Security Bulletin: Junos OS: The routing protocol process (rpd) may crash and generate core files upon receipt of specific valid BGP states from a peered host. (CVE-2019-0059)
Article ID: JSA10957
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2019
This issue affects Junos OS 18.1, 18.1X75.
A memory leak vulnerability in the of Juniper Networks Junos OS allows an
attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) to the device by sending specific
commands from a peered BGP host and having those BGP states delivered to the
This issue affects:
Juniper Networks Junos OS:
18.1 versions prior to 18.1R2-S4, 18.1R3-S1;
Versions before 18.1R1 are not affected.
The minimal configuration required is for BGP to be enabled on the device.
Juniper SIRT is not aware of any malicious exploitation of this vulnerability.
This issue was found during internal product security testing or research.
This issue has been assigned CVE-2019-0059 .
The following software releases have been updated to resolve this specific
issue: 18.1R2-S4, 18.1R3-S1, 18.2X75-D5, 18.2R1, and all subsequent releases.
This issue is being tracked as PR 1356763 which is visible on the Customer
Note: Juniper SIRT's policy is not to evaluate releases which are beyond End of
Engineering (EOE) or End of Life (EOL).
There are no viable workarounds for this issue.
Software Releases, patches and updates are available at https://www.juniper.net
2019-10-09: Initial Publication.
o KB16613: Overview of the Juniper Networks SIRT Quarterly Security Bulletin
o KB16765: In which releases are vulnerabilities fixed
o KB16446: Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) and Juniper's Security
o Report a Security Vulnerability - How to Contact the Juniper Networks
Security Incident Response Team
o CVE-2019-0059 at cve.mitre.org
Information for how Juniper Networks uses CVSS can be found at KB 16446 "Common
Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) and Juniper's Security Advisories."
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