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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2008-1437

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine (mpengine.dll) 1.1.3520.0 and 0.1.13.192, as used in multiple Microsoft products, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (engine hang and restart) via a crafted file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-1438.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
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  • PARTIAL

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published