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CWE-596: DEPRECATED: Incorrect Semantic Object Comparison

Weakness ID: 596
Deprecated Abstraction: Base
Structure: Simple
Status: Deprecated
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+ Description
This weakness has been deprecated. It was poorly described and difficult to distinguish from other entries. It was also inappropriate to assign a separate ID solely because of domain-specific considerations. Its closest equivalent is CWE-1023.
+ Relationships

The table(s) below shows the weaknesses and high level categories that are related to this weakness. These relationships are defined as ChildOf, ParentOf, MemberOf and give insight to similar items that may exist at higher and lower levels of abstraction. In addition, relationships such as PeerOf and CanAlsoBe are defined to show similar weaknesses that the user may want to explore.

+ Content History
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2008-07-01Sean EidemillerCigital
added/updated demonstrative examples
2008-07-01Eric DalciCigital
updated Time_of_Introduction
2008-09-08CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Description, Detection_Factors, Relationships
2010-02-16CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Detection_Factors
2011-03-29CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Relationships
2011-06-01CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Common_Consequences
2012-05-11CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Relationships
2014-07-30CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Relationships
2018-03-27CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Common_Consequences, Demonstrative_Examples, Description, Detection_Factors, Name, Relationships, Time_of_Introduction, Type
Previous Entry Names
Change DatePrevious Entry Name
2008-04-11Incorrect Object Comparison: Semantic
2018-03-27Incorrect Semantic Object Comparison

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