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Juniper Junos OS: mbuf memory leak in packet headers when MPLS TTL Expired packets are generated (JSA10450)

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Juniper Junos OS: mbuf memory leak in packet headers when MPLS TTL Expired packets are generated (JSA10450)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/01/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/07/2014
Modified
05/07/2014

Description

An obscure flaw in mbuf (memory buffer) management and recovery can cause a slow mbuf memory leak, which in turn will cause a JUNOS router to run out of mbufs. The mbuf leak occurs over the span of weeks and can be observed using the 'show system buffers' command.

Solution(s)

  • juniper-junos-os-upgrade-latest

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