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Juniper Junos OS: Certain crafted IPv6 packets cause the kernel to "leak" memory andeventually crash (JSA10364)

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Juniper Junos OS: Certain crafted IPv6 packets cause the kernel to "leak" memory andeventually crash (JSA10364)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/01/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/07/2014
Modified
05/07/2014

Description

Certain IPv6 packet headers are processed prior to being able to determine if the packet is valid. If an invalid packet addressed to one of the router's own addresses is received and discarded after the headers are processed, the memory buffer occupied by the packet is not released. Repeated reception of such packets can eventually consume all kernel packet memory and cause the router to crash.

Solution(s)

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