Resource Starvation

Resource Starvation definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A condition where a computer process cannot be supported by available computer resources. Resource starvation can occur due to the lack of computer resources or the existence of multiple processes that are competing for the same computer resources.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary