Juniper Networks fixes a serious vulnerability in remote code execution in switches and firewalls


Juniper Networks has released more than two dozen security advisories informing customers about well over 100 vulnerabilities in its products, with the majority of the flaws affecting third-party components.

The company has released patches and mitigations for the vulnerabilities, the majority of which affect the Junos operating system. The most serious vulnerability appears to be CVE-2024-21591, which affects Junos OS on SRX series firewalls and EX series switches.

An unauthenticated network-based attacker can exploit the vulnerability to cause a denial-of-service (DoS) condition, execute arbitrary code, and gain root access to the targeted appliance.

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