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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The read_game_map function in src/terrain_translation.cpp in Wesnoth before r32987 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and daemon hang) via a map with a large (1) width or (2) height.

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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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