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ID

CWE-448: Obsolete Feature in UI

Weakness ID: 448
Abstraction: Base
Status: Draft
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+ Description

Description Summary

A UI function is obsolete and the product does not warn the user.
+ Time of Introduction
  • Implementation
+ Applicable Platforms

Languages

All

+ Common Consequences
ScopeEffect
Other

Technical Impact: Quality degradation; Varies by context

+ Potential Mitigations

Phase: Architecture and Design

Remove the obsolete feature from the UI. Warn the user that the feature is no longer supported.

+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ChildOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base446UI Discrepancy for Security Feature
Development Concepts (primary)699
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ChildOfCategoryCategory995SFP Secondary Cluster: Feature
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
+ Taxonomy Mappings
Mapped Taxonomy NameNode IDFitMapped Node Name
PLOVERObsolete feature in UI
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
PLOVERExternally Mined
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2008-07-01Eric DalciCigitalExternal
updated Potential_Mitigations, Time_of_Introduction
2008-09-08CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships, Taxonomy_Mappings
2011-06-01CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Common_Consequences
2011-06-27CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Common_Consequences
2012-05-11CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships
2012-10-30CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Potential_Mitigations
2014-07-30CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships

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