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Resource Management Errors


Severity Low
Score 2.6/10


Unknown versions of Mozilla allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (high CPU/RAM consumption) using Javascript with an infinite loop that continues to add input to a form, possibly as the result of inserting control characters, as demonstrated using an embedded ctrl-U.

  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published