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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The NetworkSyncCommandQueue function in network/network_command.cpp in OpenTTD before 1.0.3 does not properly clear a pointer in a linked list, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a crafted request, related to the client command queue.

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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