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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 4.9/10


The kernel in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and system halt) by running an application that is dynamically linked to libraries on an NFS server, related to occurrence of an exception in this application.

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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