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From "David Camilo Espitia Manrique (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (TRANSPORTS-55) Improper Resource Shutdown or Release in BaseUtils.java 246
Date Fri, 09 Jan 2015 14:28:38 GMT

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David Camilo Espitia Manrique commented on TRANSPORTS-55:
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Hi Martin,

If you do I implement this in a thread-safe, Does this would be a false positive?


Thanks.

> Improper Resource Shutdown or Release in BaseUtils.java 246
> -----------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: TRANSPORTS-55
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TRANSPORTS-55
>             Project: Axis2 Transports
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Base
>    Affects Versions: 1.0.0
>            Reporter: David Camilo Espitia Manrique
>              Labels: security
>             Fix For: 1.0.0
>
>   Original Estimate: 24h
>  Remaining Estimate: 24h
>
> We are currently using "Axis2-transport-base 1.0.0 " and the veracode analysis found
a bug in this class "BaseUtils.java" line 246:
> Type:  Improper Resource Shutdown or Release
> Description:
> The application fails to release (or incorrectly releases) a system resource before it
is made available for re-use. This
> condition often occurs with resources such as database connections or file handles. Most
unreleased resource issues
> result in general software reliability problems, but if an attacker can intentionally
trigger a resource leak, it may be
> possible to launch a denial of service attack by depleting the resource pool.
> Recommendations:
> When a resource is created or allocated, the developer is responsible for properly releasing
the resource as well as
> accounting for all potential paths of expiration or invalidation. Ensure that all code
paths properly release resources



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