Resource Management Errors
The "UnhandledDataStructure" function in "hwpf/model/UnhandledDataStructure.java" in Apache POI versions through 3.9, allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service ('OutOfMemoryError' exception and possibly JVM destabilization) via a crafted length value in a Channel Definition Format (CDF) or Compound File Binary Format (CFBF) document.
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.