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CWE CATEGORY: OWASP Top Ten 2007 Category A9 - Insecure Communications

Category ID: 720
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to the A9 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)
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.311Missing Encryption of Sensitive Data
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.321Use of Hard-coded Cryptographic Key
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.325Missing Required Cryptographic Step
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.326Inadequate Encryption Strength
+ References
[REF-271] OWASP. "Top 10 2007-Insecure Communications". 2007. <http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Top_10_2007-A9>.
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2008-09-09CWE Content TeamMITRE

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