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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5.3/10


The TCP implementation in Cisco Videoscape Distribution Suite for Internet Streaming (VDS-IS) 3.3(0), 3.3(1), 4.0(0), and 4.1(0) does not properly initiate new TCP sessions when a previous session is in a FIN wait state, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (TCP outage) via vectors involving FIN packets, aka Bug ID CSCuy45136.

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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