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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Memory leak in the Security component in IBM DB2 8.1 before FP18 on Unix platforms allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via unspecified vectors, related to private memory within the DB2 memory structure.

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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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