Common Weakness Enumeration

A Community-Developed Dictionary of Software Weakness Types

CWE/SANS Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors Common Weakness Scoring System
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CWE-16: Configuration

Category ID: 16 (Category)Status: Draft
+ Description

Description Summary

Weaknesses in this category are typically introduced during the configuration of the software.
+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
Development Concepts (primary)699
ChildOfCategoryCategory933OWASP Top Ten 2013 Category A5 - Security Misconfiguration
Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2013) (primary)928
MemberOfViewView635Weaknesses Used by NVD
Weaknesses Used by NVD (primary)635
+ Taxonomy Mappings
Mapped Taxonomy NameNode IDFitMapped Node Name
WASC14Server Misconfiguration
WASC15Application Misconfiguration
+ Content History
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2008-09-08CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships
2010-02-16CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Taxonomy_Mappings
2013-07-17CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships
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