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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


telnetd.exe in Pragma TelnetServer allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process crash and resource exhaustion) via a crafted TELOPT PRAGMA LOGON telnet option, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.

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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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