CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jul 14, 2023
Updated: Jul 27, 2023
CWE ID 125


CVE-2023-36838 is an Out-of-bounds Read vulnerability in the flow processing daemon (flowd) of Juniper Networks Junos OS on SRX Series. A local, authenticated attacker with low privileges can trigger a Denial of Service (DoS) by executing a specific command in the CLI. This vulnerability affects various versions of Juniper Networks Junos OS on SRX Series. To remediate this issue, it is recommended to upgrade to the patched versions provided by Juniper Networks. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is a temporary traffic interruption and the possibility of sustained DoS if the command is continuously executed.

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