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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


chronyd in Chrony before 1.23.1, and possibly 1.24-pre1, generates a syslog message for each unauthorized cmdmon packet, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) via a large number of invalid packets.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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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