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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


IBM AIX 5.3, 6.1, and 7.1, and VIOS 2.1.x and 2.2.x, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via an ICMP Echo Reply packet that contains 1 in the Identifier field, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-0194.

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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