CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jul 14, 2023
Updated: Jul 27, 2023
CWE ID 232


CVE-2023-36848 is an Improper Handling of Undefined Values vulnerability in the periodic packet management daemon (PPMD) of Juniper Networks Junos OS on MX Series, allowing an unauthenticated adjacent attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS). This vulnerability affects various versions of Junos OS on MX Series, prior to specific releases, and is triggered by receiving malformed CFM packets when CFM is configured on the interface. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is a sustained denial of service. To remediate this issue, organizations should update their Junos OS to the specified versions or apply the necessary patches provided by Juniper Networks.

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