Common Weakness Enumeration

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CWE-133: String Errors

String Errors
Category ID: 133 (Category)Status: Draft
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Description Summary

Weaknesses in this category are related to the creation and modification of strings.
+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ChildOfCategoryCategory19Data Handling
Development Concepts (primary)699
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base134Use of Externally-Controlled Format String
Development Concepts699
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base135Incorrect Calculation of Multi-Byte String Length
Development Concepts (primary)699
ParentOfCategoryCategory251Often Misused: String Management
Development Concepts699
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant597Use of Wrong Operator in String Comparison
Development Concepts699
+ Content History
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2008-09-08CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships
2012-05-11CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Related_Attack_Patterns
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