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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Double free vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 6.1.0.x before and 7.x before allows remote backend IIOP servers to cause a denial of service (S0C4 ABEND and storage corruption) by rejecting IIOP requests at opportunistic time instants, as demonstrated by requests associated with an ORB_Request::getACRWorkElementPtr function call.

  • 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