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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 4/10


The Connection Manager in IBM Lotus Mobile Connect before 6.1.4 does not properly maintain a certain reference count, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (IP address exhaustion) by making invalid attempts to establish sessions with the same VPN ID from multiple devices.

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE

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