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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 6.8/10


LSASS.exe in the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, and Server 2003 SP2 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a malformed ISAKMP request over IPsec, aka "Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Resource Exhaustion Vulnerability."

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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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