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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The IBM BladeCenter with Advanced Management Module (AMM) firmware before bpet50g does not properly perform interrupt sharing for USB and iSCSI, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (management module reboot) via TCP packets with malformed application data.

  • 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