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CWE CATEGORY: OWASP Top Ten 2004 Category A5 - Buffer Overflows

Category ID: 726
Status: Incomplete
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Description Summary

Weaknesses in this category are related to the A5 category in the OWASP Top Ten 2004.
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NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
ParentOfWeakness ClassWeakness Class119Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2004) (primary)711
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base120Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')
Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2004) (primary)711
ParentOfWeakness BaseWeakness Base134Use of Externally-Controlled Format String
Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2004) (primary)711
MemberOfViewView711Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2004)
Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2004) (primary)711
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+ Content History
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
2008-08-15VeracodeExternal Submission
Suggested creation of view and provided mappings
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2009-03-10CWE Content TeamMITREInternal
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