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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


The Packet Capture Service in Cisco Unified Communications Manager (aka CUCM, formerly CallManager) 4.x does not properly handle idle TCP connections, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and restart) by making many connections, aka Bug ID CSCtf97162.

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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