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Uncontrolled Resource Consumption


Severity Low
Score 3.3/10


In freewvs before 0.1.1, a user could create a large file that freewvs will try to read, which will terminate a scan process. This has been patched in 0.1.1.

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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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published