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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Juniper Junos Vendors:   Juniper
Juniper Junos IPv6 Packet Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036651
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1409   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 18 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Juniper Junos. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted IPv6 Neighbor Discovery packets to trigger a processing logic error and cause the target device to stop processing IPv6 traffic.

Junos OS and JUNOSe are affected.

The vendor has assigned PRs 1183115, 1183124 (QFX), 1188939 (MX), and 1188949 (PTX) to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target device to stop processing IPv6 traffic.
Solution:   The vendor has described a configuration solution.

The vendor advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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