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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Unspecified vulnerability in CarbonCore in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 and 10.5.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application termination) and execute arbitrary code via a crafted resource fork that triggers memory corruption.

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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