Colin Mc Hugo

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Colin Mc Hugo
Security Engineer Manager & CEO at Quantum Infinite Solutions Group Ltd.

Juniper Releases Patches for Critical Flaws in Junos OS and Contrail Networking

July 18, 2022

Juniper Networks has actually pressed safety updates to address several vulnerabilities impacting numerous items, several of which might be made use of to take control of impacted systems.

One of the most important of the defects influence Junos Room as well as Contrail Networking, with the technology firm prompting consumers to launch variations 22.1 R1 as well as 21.4.0, specifically.

Principal amongst them is a collection of 31 insects in the Junos Room network monitoring software application, consisting of CVE-2021-23017 (CVSS rating: 9.4) that might lead to an accident of prone gadgets or perhaps accomplish approximate code implementation.

” A safety concern in nginx resolver was determined, which could enable an assaulter that has the ability to create UDP packages from the DNS web server to create 1-byte memory overwrite, causing employee procedure accident or prospective various other influence,” the firm said.

The very same safety susceptability has actually likewise been remediated in Northstar Controller in variations 5.1.0 Solution Load 6 as well as 6.2.2.

In addition, the networking devices manufacturer warned of multiple known issues exist in CentOS 6.8 that’s delivered with Junos Room Plan Enforcer prior toversion 22.1R1 As reductions, the variation of CentOS loaded with the Plan Enforcer part has actually been updated to 7.9.


Additionally detailed are 166 safety susceptabilities influencing its Contrail Networking item that affect all variations before 21.4.0 as well as have actually been jointly provided the optimum CVSS rating of 10.0.

” Numerous susceptabilities in 3rd party software application utilized in Juniper Networks Contrail Networking have actually been dealt with in launch 21.4.0 by updating the Open Container Campaign (OCI)- certified Red Hat Universal Base Photo (UBI) container picture from Red Hat Venture Linux 7 to Red Hat Venture Linux 8,” it noted in an advisory.

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