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CWE CATEGORY: Weaknesses that Affect System Processes

Category ID: 634
Status: Draft
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Description Summary

Weaknesses in this category affect system process resources during process invocation or inter-process communication (IPC).
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NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant69Improper Handling of Windows ::DATA Alternate Data Stream
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base78Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection')
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base88Argument Injection or Modification
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base114Process Control
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant214Information Exposure Through Process Environment
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base266Incorrect Privilege Assignment
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base273Improper Check for Dropped Privileges
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base364Signal Handler Race Condition
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base366Race Condition within a Thread
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant383J2EE Bad Practices: Direct Use of Threads
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfCategoryCategory387Signal Errors
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base403Exposure of File Descriptor to Unintended Control Sphere ('File Descriptor Leak')
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base421Race Condition During Access to Alternate Channel
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant422Unprotected Windows Messaging Channel ('Shatter')
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfCompound Element: CompositeCompound Element: Composite426Untrusted Search Path
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant479Signal Handler Use of a Non-reentrant Function
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
ParentOfWeakness VariantWeakness Variant572Call to Thread run() instead of start()
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
MemberOfViewView631Resource-specific Weaknesses
Resource-specific Weaknesses (primary)631
+ Content History
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2008-09-08CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
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