CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jul 14, 2023
Updated: Jul 27, 2023
CWE ID 908


CVE-2023-36836 is a vulnerability classified as Use of an Uninitialized Resource in the routing protocol daemon (rpd) of Juniper Networks Junos OS and Junos OS Evolved. It allows a local, authenticated attacker with low privileges to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) attack. The vulnerability affects multiple versions of Junos OS, including 19.4R3-S5 and later versions prior to 19.4R3-S9, 20.1R2 and later versions, 20.2 versions prior to 20.2R3-S7, 20.3 versions prior to 20.3R3-S5, 20.4 versions prior to 20.4R3-S6, and 21.1 versions prior to 21.1. Exploiting this issue requires executing a specific low privileged CLI command in a Multicast only Fast Reroute (MoFRR) scenario, potentially leading to a sustained DoS if the command is repeatedly executed.

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