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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.1/10


Tcpip.sys in the TCP/IP stack in Microsoft Windows 7 Gold and SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 and R2 SP1 does not properly implement URL-based QoS, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (reboot) via a crafted URL to a web server, aka "TCP/IP QOS Denial of Service Vulnerability."

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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

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