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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2014-4072

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1, 2.0 SP2, 3.0 SP2, 3.5, 3.5.1, 4, 4.5, 4.5.1, and 4.5.2 does not properly use a hash table for request data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption and ASP.NET performance degradation) via crafted requests, aka ".NET Framework Denial of Service Vulnerability."

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published