CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 13, 2023
Updated: Oct 20, 2023
CWE ID 401


CVE-2023-44193 is an Improper Release of Memory Before Removing Last Reference vulnerability in the Packet Forwarding Engine (PFE) of Juniper Networks Junos OS. This vulnerability can be exploited by a local, low privileged attacker to cause an FPC (Flexible PIC Concentrator) crash, resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS) attack. The vulnerability affects Junos MX Series devices with specific models and versions of the Junos OS software. To mitigate this vulnerability, users should upgrade to the recommended software versions mentioned in the description. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is a sustained DoS condition that can impact network availability and disrupt normal operations for affected organizations.

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