CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 13, 2023
Updated: Oct 20, 2023
CWE ID 252


CVE-2023-44182 is an Unchecked Return Value vulnerability that affects the user interfaces of Juniper Networks Junos OS and Junos OS Evolved. This vulnerability can lead to unintended effects such as privilege escalation, unauthorized access to files, and running code with elevated privileges. The affected versions include 20.4R3-S7, 21.1R3-S5, 21.2R3-S5, 21.3R3-S4, 21.4R3-S3, 22.1R3-S2, and some other versions prior to these. The vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it can result in the compromise of sensitive data and unauthorized system access. It has a base severity score of 8.8 out of 10 and requires low privileges to exploit it. Remediation should include updating the affected Junos OS versions to the recommended patched versions provided by Juniper Networks.

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