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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2006-2374

Severity Low
Score 2.1/10

Summary

The Server Message Block (SMB) driver (MRXSMB.SYS) in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP1 and SP2, and Server 2003 SP1 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (hang) by calling the MrxSmbCscIoctlCloseForCopyChunk with the file handle of the shadow device, which results in a deadlock, aka the "SMB Invalid Handle Vulnerability."

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published