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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Unspecified vulnerability in the Performance Monitoring Infrastructure (PMI) feature in the Servlet Engine/Web Container component in IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 6.1.x before, when a component statistic is enabled, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via vectors related to "a gradual degradation in performance."

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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