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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


The Workstation service in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 and XP SP2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large maxlen value in an NetrWkstaUserEnum RPC request.

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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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