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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The Perforce service (p4s.exe) in Perforce Server 2008.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via crafted data that includes a byte sequence of 0xdc, 0xff, 0xff, and 0xff immediately before the client protocol version number.

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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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