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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


osagent.exe in Borland VisiBroker Smart Agent 08.00.00.C1.03 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted packet with a large string length value to UDP port 14000, which triggers a memory allocation failure that is not properly handled.

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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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