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CWE CATEGORY: OWASP Top Ten 2007 Category A6 - Information Leakage and Improper Error Handling

Category ID: 717
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to the A6 category in the OWASP Top Ten 2007.
+ 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).629Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2007)
HasMemberClassClass - a weakness that is described in a very abstract fashion, typically independent of any specific language or technology. More general than a Base weakness.200Information Exposure
HasMemberClassClass - a weakness that is described in a very abstract fashion, typically independent of any specific language or technology. More general than a Base weakness.203Information Exposure Through Discrepancy
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.209Information Exposure Through an Error Message
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.215Information Exposure Through Debug Information
+ References
[REF-575] OWASP. "Top 10 2007-Information Leakage and Improper Error Handling". 2007. <http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Top_10_2007-A6>.
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2008-09-09CWE Content TeamMITRE
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2009-12-28CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Related_Attack_Patterns
2017-11-08CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Related_Attack_Patterns

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