Skip to main content

Uncontrolled Resource Consumption

CVE-2017-9845

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

disp+work 7400.12.21.30308 in SAP NetWeaver 7.40 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via a crafted DIAG request, aka SAP Security Note 2405918.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-400 - Uncontrolled resource consumption

An uncontrolled resource allocation attack (also known as resource exhaustion attack) triggers unauthorized overconsumption of the limited resources in an application, such as memory, file system storage, database connection pool entries, and CPU. This may lead to denial of service for valid users and degradation of the application's functionality as well as that of the host operating system.

References

Advisory Timeline

  • Published