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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) TOS before, and TOS 2.2.x before, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via an unknown vector, probably involving an HTTP request with a negative number in the Content-Length header.

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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

  • Published