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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Memory leak in Network Security Services (NSS) 3.11, as used in Sun Java Enterprise System 2003Q4 through 2005Q1 and Java System Directory Server 5.2, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by performing a large number of RSA cryptographic operations.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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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