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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 6.2/10


The System V IPC implementation in the kernel in Android before 6.0 2016-01-01 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (global kernel resource consumption) by leveraging improper interaction between IPC resource allocation and the memory manager, aka internal bug 22300191, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-7613.

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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