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Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime

CVE-2020-9146

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

A memory buffer error vulnerability exists in a component interface of Huawei Smartphone. Local attackers can exploit this vulnerability to cause memory leakage and doS attacks by carefully constructing attack scenarios.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-772 - Missing Release Of Resource After Effective Lifetime

'Missing release of resource after effective lifetime' is a weakness that occurs when software doesn't sufficiently release a resource (e.g. memory, CPU, disk space, etc.) after it is used. If not addressed, attackers can launch a denial of service attack (by allocating a resource and not releasing it).

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published