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CWE CATEGORY: String Errors

Category ID: 133
Status: Draft
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to the creation and modification of strings.
+ Membership
NatureTypeIDName
MemberOfCategoryCategory - a CWE entry that contains a set of other entries that share a common characteristic.19Data Processing Errors
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.134Use of Externally-Controlled Format String
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.135Incorrect Calculation of Multi-Byte String Length
HasMemberCategoryCategory - a CWE entry that contains a set of other entries that share a common characteristic.251Often Misused: String Management
HasMemberVariantVariant - a weakness that is described at a very low level of detail, typically limited to a specific language or technology. More specific than a Base weakness.597Use of Wrong Operator in String Comparison
+ Content History
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2008-09-08CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Relationships
2012-05-11CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Related_Attack_Patterns
2017-11-08CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Related_Attack_Patterns

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