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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Junos OS: SRX Series: processing a malformed HTTP message when ICAP
redirect service is enabled may can lead to flowd process
crash or remote code execution (CVE-2020-1654)
10 July 2020
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Junos OS
Publisher: Juniper Networks
Operating System: Juniper
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2020-1654
Revision History: July 10 2020: RCE Vulnerability in Junos OS
July 9 2020: Initial Release
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2020-07 Security Bulletin: Junos OS: SRX Series: processing a malformed HTTP message when ICAP redirect service is enabled may can lead to flowd process crash or remote code execution (CVE-2020-1654)
Article ID : JSA11031
Last Updated: 08 Jul 2020
Version : 1.0
This issue affects Junos OS 18.1, 18.2, 18.3, 18.4, 19.1, 19.2, 19.3. Affected
platforms: SRX Series.
On Juniper Networks SRX Series with ICAP (Internet Content Adaptation Protocol)
redirect service enabled, processing a malformed HTTP message can lead to a
Denial of Service (DoS) or Remote Code Execution (RCE)
Continued processing of this malformed HTTP message may result in an extended
Denial of Service (DoS) condition.
The offending HTTP message that causes this issue may originate both from the
HTTP server or the HTTP client.
This issue affects Juniper Networks Junos OS on SRX Series:
18.1 versions prior to 18.1R3-S9 ;
18.2 versions prior to 18.2R2-S7, 18.2R3-S3;
18.3 versions prior to 18.3R1-S7, 18.3R2-S4, 18.3R3-S1;
18.4 versions prior to 18.4R1-S7, 18.4R2-S4, 18.4R3;
19.1 versions prior to 19.1R1-S5, 19.1R2;
19.2 versions prior to 19.2R1-S2, 19.2R2;
19.3 versions prior to 19.3R2.
This issue does not affect Juniper Networks Junos OS prior to 18.1R1.
This issue may occur only when ICAP Redirect Service is enabled.
The examples of minimum config stanza affected by this issue:
[services icap-redirect profile <ICAP_PROFILE_NAME>]
in combination with:
[security policies from-zone <ZONE_NAME> to-zone <ZONE_NAME> policy
<POLICY_NAME> then permit application-services <ICAP_PROFILE_NAME>]
Juniper SIRT is not aware of any malicious exploitation of this vulnerability.
This issue was seen during production usage.
This issue has been assigned CVE-2020-1654 .
The following software releases have been updated to resolve this specific
issue: 18.1R3-S9, 18.2R2-S7, 18.2R3-S3, 18.3R1-S7, 18.3R2-S4, 18.3R3-S1,
18.4R1-S7, 18.4R2-S4, 18.4R3, 19.1R1-S5, 19.1R2, 19.2R1-S2, 19.2R2, 19.3R2,
19.4R1, and all subsequent releases.
This issue is being tracked as 1460035 .
Disable ICAP redirect service otherwise there are no viable workarounds for
Software releases or updates are available for download at https://
2020-07-08: Initial publication
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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