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CWE CATEGORY: Often Misused: Arguments and Parameters

Category ID: 559
Status: Draft
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to improper use of arguments or parameters within function calls.
+ Membership
NatureTypeIDName
MemberOfViewView - a subset of CWE entries that provides a way of examining CWE content. The two main view structures are Slices (flat lists) and Graphs (containing relationships between entries).699Development Concepts
HasMemberVariantVariant - a weakness that is described at a very low level of detail, typically limited to a specific language or technology. More specific than a Base weakness.560Use of umask() with chmod-style Argument
HasMemberBaseBase - a weakness that is described in an abstract fashion, but with sufficient details to infer specific methods for detection and prevention. More general than a Variant weakness, but more specific than a Class weakness.628Function Call with Incorrectly Specified Arguments
+ Notes

Relationship

This category is closely related to CWE-628, Incorrectly Specified Arguments, and might be the same. However, CWE-628 is a base weakness, not a category.
+ Content History
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2008-09-08CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Relationships, Other_Notes
2010-04-05CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Related_Attack_Patterns
2010-09-27CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Other_Notes, Relationship_Notes
2017-11-08CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Related_Attack_Patterns, Relationships

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