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Resource Management Errors


Severity Low
Score 2.1/10


ptrace in Linux kernel does not properly verify addresses on the amd64 platform, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel crash).

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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

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