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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


World in Conflict (WIC) 1.008 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (access violation and crash) via a zero-byte data block to TCP port 48000, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.

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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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