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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Double free vulnerability in the imap_do_open function in the IMAP extension (ext/imap/php_imap.c) in PHP 5.2 before 5.2.15 and 5.3 before 5.3.4 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

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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