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CWE CATEGORY: SEI CERT C Coding Standard - Guidelines 05. Floating Point (FLP)

Category ID: 1159
Status: Stable
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to the rules and recommendations in the Floating Point (FLP) section of the SEI CERT C Coding Standard.
+ Membership
NatureTypeIDName
MemberOfViewView - a subset of CWE entries that provides a way of examining CWE content. The two main view structures are Slices (flat lists) and Graphs (containing relationships between entries).1154Weaknesses Addressed by the SEI CERT C Coding Standard
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is still mostly independent of a resource or technology, but with sufficient details to provide specific methods for detection and prevention. Base level weaknesses typically describe issues in terms of 2 or 3 of the following dimensions: behavior, property, technology, language, and resource.197Numeric Truncation Error
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is still mostly independent of a resource or technology, but with sufficient details to provide specific methods for detection and prevention. Base level weaknesses typically describe issues in terms of 2 or 3 of the following dimensions: behavior, property, technology, language, and resource.391Unchecked Error Condition
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is still mostly independent of a resource or technology, but with sufficient details to provide specific methods for detection and prevention. Base level weaknesses typically describe issues in terms of 2 or 3 of the following dimensions: behavior, property, technology, language, and resource.681Incorrect Conversion between Numeric Types
HasMemberPillarPillar - a weakness that is the most abstract type of weakness and represents a theme for all class/base/variant weaknesses related to it. A Pillar is different from a Category as a Pillar is still technically a type of weakness that describes a mistake, while a Category represents a common characteristic used to group related things.682Incorrect Calculation
+ References
[REF-603] The Software Engineering Institute. "SEI CERT C Coding Standard : Rule 05. Floating Point (FLP)". <https://wiki.sei.cmu.edu/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=87152181>.
[REF-983] The Software Engineering Institute. "SEI CERT C Coding Standard : Rec 05. Floating Point (FLP)". <https://wiki.sei.cmu.edu/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=87151969>.
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2018-12-18CWE Content TeamMITRE
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