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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


sensorApp on Cisco IPS 4200 series sensors 6.0, 6.2, and 7.0 does not properly allocate memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and process crash, and traffic-inspection outage) via network traffic, aka Bug ID CSCtn23051.

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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