CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Jan 25, 2024
CWE ID 306


CVE-2023-36851 is a Missing Authentication for Critical Function vulnerability in Juniper Networks Junos OS on SRX Series. It allows an unauthenticated, network-based attacker to cause limited impact to the file system integrity. The vulnerability specifically affects versions prior to 22.4R2-S2 and 22.4R3, as well as versions prior to 23.2R2. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by making a specific request to webauth_operation.php without authentication, enabling them to upload arbitrary files via J-Web. The potential danger is a loss of integrity for a certain part of the file system, which could potentially be used to chain with other vulnerabilities.


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