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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


F-Prot 4.6.8 for GNU/Linux allows remote attackers to bypass anti-virus protection via a crafted ELF program with a "corrupted" header that still allows the program to be executed. NOTE: due to an error in the initial disclosure, F-secure was incorrectly stated as the vendor.

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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

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