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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The WebGL implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 36.0 does not properly allocate memory for copying an unspecified string to a shader's compilation log, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via crafted WebGL content.

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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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