CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jul 14, 2023
Updated: Jul 27, 2023
CWE ID 617


CVE-2023-36840 is a Reachable Assertion vulnerability in the Routing Protocol Daemon (RPD) of Juniper Networks Junos OS and Junos OS Evolved. It allows a locally-based, low-privileged attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS). This vulnerability affects various versions of Juniper Networks Junos OS and Junos OS Evolved, including versions prior to 19.3R3-S10 and 20.4R3-S7-EVO. To remediate the vulnerability, organizations should upgrade their affected Junos OS and Junos OS Evolved versions to the specified patched versions. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is that it can lead to a sustained DoS condition, impacting the availability of affected systems.


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