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Uncontrolled Resource Consumption


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


A vulnerability was found in Brondahl EnumStringValues versions prior to 4.0.2. It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects the function "GetStringValuesWithPreferences_Uncache" of the file "EnumStringValues/EnumExtensions.cs". The manipulation leads to resource consumption. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component.

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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