CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2024-1184

Improper Resource Shutdown or Release

Published: Feb 02, 2024 | Modified: Feb 09, 2024
CVSS 3.x
5.5
MEDIUM
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVSS 2.x
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

A vulnerability was found in Nsasoft Network Sleuth 3.0.0.0. It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the component Registration Handler. The manipulation leads to denial of service. It is possible to launch the attack on the local host. The exploit has been disclosed to the public and may be used. VDB-252674 is the identifier assigned to this vulnerability. NOTE: The vendor was contacted early about this disclosure but did not respond in any way.

Weakness

The product does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Network_sleuth Nsasoft 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0

Potential Mitigations

  • Use a language that does not allow this weakness to occur or provides constructs that make this weakness easier to avoid.
  • For example, languages such as Java, Ruby, and Lisp perform automatic garbage collection that releases memory for objects that have been deallocated.

References