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Juniper Networks IDP Systems Protect Against New Critical Microsoft Windows Vulnerabilities Disclosed Today

SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 11, 2005 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR) announced protection for the critical vulnerabilities announced by Microsoft Corporation today. The Juniper Networks intrusion detection and prevention (IDP) systems can protect against the MS05-001 and MS05-002 vulnerabilities related to HTML Help and Cursor and Icon Format Handling, respectively, which have been assigned a "critical" severity rating by Microsoft.

The Juniper Networks IDP systems, running the 3.0 and above versions of its IDP operating code, can detect and prevent the Microsoft vulnerabilities which allow the attacker to gain control of affected systems.

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Additional information about Juniper Networks security solutions can be found at https://www.juniper.net/products/.

More detailed information about the vulnerabilities can be obtained from Juniper Networks at https://www.juniper.net/support/security/microsoft/current_updates.html or Microsoft at http://www.microsoft.com/security/bulletins/200501_windows.mspx.

About Juniper Networks, Inc.

Juniper Networks is the leader in enabling secure and assured communications over a single IP network. The company’s purpose-built, high performance IP platforms enable customers to support many different services and applications at scale. Service providers, enterprises, governments and research and education institutions worldwide rely on Juniper Networks to deliver products for building networks that are tailored to the specific needs of their users, services and applications. Juniper Networks' portfolio of proven networking and security solutions supports the complex scale, security and performance requirements of the world’s most demanding networks. Additional information can be found at www.juniper.net.

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