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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Memory leak in the push_align function in src/util.c in Vilistextum before 2.6.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via unspecified vectors related to the tmp_align variable. NOTE: it is not clear whether this is a vulnerability, due to the functionality of the product.

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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