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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 4.7/10


The NFSv4 Server module in the kernel in Sun Solaris 10, and OpenSolaris before snv_111, allow local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and system hang) by accessing an hsfs filesystem that is shared through NFSv4, related to the rfs4_op_readdir function.

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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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