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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Nortel SIP Multimedia PC Client 4.x MCS5100 and MCS5200 does not limit the number of concurrent sessions, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via a large number of sessions.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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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