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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


Microsoft Outlook 2000, 2002, and 2003 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion and interrupted mail recovery) via malformed e-mail header information, possibly related to (1) long subject lines or (2) large numbers of recipients in To or CC headers.

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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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