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CWE CATEGORY: SEI CERT C Coding Standard - Guidelines 50. POSIX (POS)

Category ID: 1171
Status: Stable
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to the rules and recommendations in the POSIX (POS) 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 described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.170Improper Null Termination
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.242Use of Inherently Dangerous Function
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.252Unchecked Return Value
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.253Incorrect Check of Function Return Value
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.273Improper Check for Dropped Privileges
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.363Race Condition Enabling Link Following
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.391Unchecked Error Condition
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.667Improper Locking
HasMemberClassClass - a weakness that is described in a very abstract fashion, typically independent of any specific language or technology. More general than a Base weakness.696Incorrect Behavior Order
+ References
[REF-614] The Software Engineering Institute. "SEI CERT C Coding Standard : Rule 50. POSIX (POS)". <https://wiki.sei.cmu.edu/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=87152405>.
[REF-994] The Software Engineering Institute. "SEI CERT C Coding Standard : Rec 50. POSIX (POS)". <https://wiki.sei.cmu.edu/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=87151931>.
+ Content History
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2018-12-18CWE Content TeamMITRE
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