CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jul 14, 2023
Updated: Jul 26, 2023
CWE ID 755


CVE-2023-36832 is an Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions vulnerability in packet processing of Juniper Networks Junos OS on MX Series. This vulnerability allows an unauthenticated network-based attacker to send specific packets to an Aggregated Multiservices (AMS) interface on the device, causing the packet forwarding engine (PFE) to crash and resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS). The vulnerability affects multiple versions of Junos OS on MX Series prior to 20.2R3-S8. To remediate this issue, users should upgrade their software to the recommended patched versions. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is a sustained DoS condition, impacting the availability of affected devices and potentially disrupting network operations for an organization using Juniper Networks Junos OS on MX Series.


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