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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.1/10


Symantec Decomposer, as used in certain Symantec antivirus products including Symantec Scan Engine 5.1.2 and other versions before, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a malformed RAR file to the Internet Content Adaptation Protocol (ICAP) port (1344/tcp).

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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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