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Uncontrolled Resource Consumption

CVE-2023-36799

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

.NET Core and Visual Studio packages are vulnerable Denial of Service (DOS). This vulnerability affects .NET Core versions 6.x through 6.0.21, and 7.x through 7.0.10.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • 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.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published