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CWE CATEGORY: OWASP Top Ten 2004 Category A7 - Improper Error Handling

Category ID: 728
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to the A7 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.7J2EE Misconfiguration: Missing Custom Error Page
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
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.228Improper Handling of Syntactically Invalid Structure
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.252Unchecked Return Value
HasMemberCategoryCategory - a CWE entry that contains a set of other entries that share a common characteristic.389Error Conditions, Return Values, Status Codes
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.390Detection of Error Condition Without Action
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.391Unchecked Error Condition
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.394Unexpected Status Code or Return Value
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.636Not Failing Securely ('Failing Open')
+ References
[REF-587] OWASP. "A7 Improper Error Handling". 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
updated Related_Attack_Patterns, Relationships
2017-01-19CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Related_Attack_Patterns
2017-11-08CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Relationships

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