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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 6.4/10


servermgrd in Apple Mac OS X before 10.6.8 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files, and possibly send HTTP requests to intranet servers or cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption), via an XML-RPC request containing an entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (aka XXE) issue.

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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