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CWE-534: Information Exposure Through Debug Log Files

 
Information Exposure Through Debug Log Files
Weakness ID: 534 (Weakness Variant)Status: Draft
+ Description

Description Summary

The application does not sufficiently restrict access to a log file that is used for debugging.
+ Time of Introduction
  • Operation
+ Common Consequences
ScopeEffect
Confidentiality

Technical Impact: Read application data

+ Potential Mitigations

Phase: Distribution

Remove debug log files before deploying the application into production.

+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ChildOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant532Information Exposure Through Log Files
Development Concepts (primary)699
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ChildOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base552Files or Directories Accessible to External Parties
Development Concepts699
ChildOfCategoryCategory731OWASP Top Ten 2004 Category A10 - Insecure Configuration Management
Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2004) (primary)711
ChildOfCategoryCategory963SFP Secondary Cluster: Exposed Data
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
+ Taxonomy Mappings
Mapped Taxonomy NameNode IDFitMapped Node Name
Anonymous Tool Vendor (under NDA)
Software Fault PatternsSFP23Exposed Data
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
Anonymous Tool Vendor (under NDA)Externally Mined
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2008-07-01Eric DalciCigitalExternal
updated Potential_Mitigations, Time_of_Introduction
2008-09-08CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships, Taxonomy_Mappings
2009-03-10CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships
2011-03-29CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Name
2011-06-01CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Common_Consequences, Relationships, Taxonomy_Mappings
2012-05-11CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships, Taxonomy_Mappings
2012-10-30CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Potential_Mitigations
2014-07-30CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
updated Relationships, Taxonomy_Mappings
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Change DatePrevious Entry Name
2011-03-29Information Leak Through Debug Log Files
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