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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The Resource Monitoring and Control (RMC) daemon in IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC) 7 release 3.2.0 SP1 and 3.3.0 SP2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash or hang) via a packet with an invalid length.

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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