Juniper Junos OS Multiple Vulnerabilities (JSA73162)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 182928


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


The version of Junos OS installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the JSA73162 advisory.

- An Improper Restriction of Communication Channel to Intended Endpoints vulnerability in the NetworkStack agent daemon (nsagentd) of Juniper Networks Junos OS Evolved allows an unauthenticated network based attacker to cause limited impact to the availability of the system. (CVE-2023-44195)

- An Improper Check for Unusual or Exceptional Conditions in the Packet Forwarding Engine (pfe) of Juniper Networks Junos OS Evolved on PTX10003 Series allows an unauthenticated adjacent attacker to cause an impact to the integrity of the system. (CVE-2023-44196)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Apply the relevant Junos software release referenced in Juniper advisory JSA73162

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 182928

File Name: juniper_jsa73162.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: combined

Published: 10/11/2023

Updated: 10/25/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-44196


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/model, Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/11/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/11/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-44195, CVE-2023-44196

IAVA: 2023-A-0565

JSA: JSA73162