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CWE-554: ASP.NET Misconfiguration: Not Using Input Validation Framework

 
ASP.NET Misconfiguration: Not Using Input Validation Framework
Weakness ID: 554 (Weakness Variant)Status: Draft
+ Description

Description Summary

The ASP.NET application does not use an input validation framework.
+ Time of Introduction
  • Architecture and Design
  • Implementation
+ Applicable Platforms

Languages

.NET

+ Common Consequences
ScopeEffect

Technical Impact: Unexpected state

Unchecked input leads to cross-site scripting, process control, and SQL injection vulnerabilities, among others.

+ Potential Mitigations

Phase: Architecture and Design

Use the ASP.NET validation framework to check all program input before it is processed by the application. Example uses of the validation framework include checking to ensure that:

  1. Phone number fields contain only valid characters in phone numbers

  2. Boolean values are only "T" or "F"

  3. Free-form strings are of a reasonable length and composition

+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ChildOfCategoryCategory10ASP.NET Environment Issues
Development Concepts699
ChildOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class20Improper Input Validation
Development Concepts (primary)699
Research Concepts (primary)1000
ChildOfCategoryCategory896SFP Cluster: Tainted Input
Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters (primary)888
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
Externally Mined
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2008-07-01CigitalExternal
updated Time_of_Introduction
2008-09-08MITREInternal
updated Description, Relationships, Other_Notes, Taxonomy_Mappings, Type
2009-07-27MITREInternal
updated Other_Notes
2011-03-29MITREInternal
updated Common_Consequences, Description, Potential_Mitigations
2011-06-01MITREInternal
updated Common_Consequences
2011-06-27MITREInternal
updated Common_Consequences
2012-05-11MITREInternal
updated Relationships
2012-10-30MITREInternal
updated Potential_Mitigations
Previous Entry Names
Change DatePrevious Entry Name
2008-04-11ASP.NET Misconfiguration: Input Validation
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