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Category:   Device (Firewall)  >   Juniper ScreenOS Vendors:   Juniper
Juniper ScreenOS SSL/TLS Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target System to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035666
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1268   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 22 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.3.0r19b and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Juniper ScreenOS. A remote user can cause the target system to crash.

A remote user can send a specially crafted SSL/TLS packet to the target administrative web services interface to prevent administrative access and potentially cause the target system to reboot.

The SSH administrative port is not affected.

SSL/TLS traffic sent through the target device does not trigger this vulnerability.

The vendor has assigned PR 1123333 to this vulnerability.

Marcel Bilal reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target administrative web interface to become unavailable and potentially cause the target system to reboot.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.3.0r21).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.

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