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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Multiple memory leaks in Red Hat Directory Server 7.1 before SP7, Red Hat Directory Server 8, and Fedora Directory Server 1.1.1 and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving (1) the authentication / bind phase and (2) anonymous LDAP search requests.

  • 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