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CWE CATEGORY: OWASP Top Ten 2004 Category A2 - Broken Access Control

Category ID: 723
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to the A2 category in the OWASP Top Ten 2004.
+ 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).711Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2004)
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.9J2EE Misconfiguration: Weak Access Permissions for EJB Methods
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.22Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
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.41Improper Resolution of Path Equivalence
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.73External Control of File Name or Path
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.266Incorrect Privilege Assignment
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.268Privilege Chaining
HasMemberCategoryCategory - a CWE entry that contains a set of other entries that share a common characteristic.275Permission Issues
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.283Unverified Ownership
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.284Improper Access Control
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.285Improper Authorization
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.330Use of Insufficiently Random Values
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.425Direct Request ('Forced Browsing')
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.525Information Exposure Through Browser Caching
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.551Incorrect Behavior Order: Authorization Before Parsing and Canonicalization
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.556ASP.NET Misconfiguration: Use of Identity Impersonation
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.639Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled 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.708Incorrect Ownership Assignment
+ References
[REF-582] OWASP. "A2 Broken Access Control". 2007. <http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=64424&package_id=70827>.
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2008-08-15Veracode
Suggested creation of view and provided mappings
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2009-03-10CWE Content TeamMITRE
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