Receipt of a specially crafted IPv6 exception packet may be able to trigger a kernel crash (vmcore), causing the device to reboot. The issue is specific to the processing of Broadband Edge (BBE) client route processing on MX Series subscriber management platforms, introduced by the Tomcat (Next Generation Subscriber Management) functionality in Junos OS 15.1. This issue affects no other platforms or configurations. Affected releases are Juniper Networks Junos OS: 15.1 versions prior to 15.1R7-S2, 15.1R8 on MX Series; 16.1 versions prior to 16.1R4-S11, 16.1R7-S2, 16.1R8 on MX Series; 16.2 versions prior to 16.2R3 on MX Series; 17.1 versions prior to 17.1R2-S9, 17.1R3 on MX Series; 17.2 versions prior to 17.2R2-S6, 17.2R3 on MX Series; 17.3 versions prior to 17.3R2-S4, 17.3R3-S2, 17.3R4 on MX Series; 17.4 versions prior to 17.4R2 on MX Series; 18.1 versions prior to 18.1R2-S3, 18.1R3 on MX Series; 18.2 versions prior to 18.2R1-S1, 18.2R2 on MX Series.
Published 2018-10-10 18:29:03
Updated 2019-10-09 23:31:10
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-0058

0.14%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 49 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-0058

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST
5.9
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
2.2
3.6
Juniper Networks, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2018-0058

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-0058

  • https://kb.juniper.net/JSA10893
    Juniper Networks - 2018-10 Security Bulletin: MX Series: In BBE configurations, receipt of a crafted IPv6 exception packet causes a Denial of Service (CVE-2018-0058)
    Vendor Advisory
  • https://kb.juniper.net/KB31899
    Juniper Networks - [MX] How to enable Tomcat (Next Generation Subscriber Management) on Junos 15.1R4 and later versions
    Vendor Advisory

Products affected by CVE-2018-0058

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