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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 4.9/10


The mmfslinux kernel module in IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS) 3.4 before, 3.5 before, and 4.1 before allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified character-device ioctl calls.

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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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