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CWE CATEGORY: CERT C Secure Coding (2008 Version) Section 04 - Integers (INT)

Category ID: 738
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to rules in the integers section of the CERT C Secure Coding Standard, as published in 2008. Since not all rules map to specific weaknesses, this category may be incomplete.
+ Notes

Relationship

In the 2008 version of the CERT C Secure Coding standard, the following rules were mapped to the following CWE IDs:

  • CWE-20 INT06-C Use strtol() or a related function to convert a string token to an integer
  • CWE-129 INT32-C Ensure that operations on signed integers do not result in overflow
  • CWE-190 INT03-C Use a secure integer library
  • CWE-190 INT30-C Ensure that unsigned integer operations do not wrap
  • CWE-190 INT32-C Ensure that operations on signed integers do not result in overflow
  • CWE-190 INT35-C Evaluate integer expressions in a larger size before comparing or assigning to that size
  • CWE-192 INT02-C Understand integer conversion rules
  • CWE-192 INT05-C Do not use input functions to convert character data if they cannot handle all possible inputs
  • CWE-192 INT31-C Ensure that integer conversions do not result in lost or misinterpreted data
  • CWE-197 INT02-C Understand integer conversion rules
  • CWE-197 INT05-C Do not use input functions to convert character data if they cannot handle all possible inputs
  • CWE-197 INT31-C Ensure that integer conversions do not result in lost or misinterpreted data
  • CWE-369 INT33-C Ensure that division and modulo operations do not result in divide-by-zero errors
  • CWE-466 INT11-C Take care when converting from pointer to integer or integer to pointer
  • CWE-587 INT11-C Take care when converting from pointer to integer or integer to pointer
  • CWE-606 INT03-C Use a secure integer library
  • CWE-676 INT06-C Use strtol() or a related function to convert a string token to an integer
  • CWE-681 INT15-C Use intmax_t or uintmax_t for formatted IO on programmer-defined integer types
  • CWE-681 INT31-C Ensure that integer conversions do not result in lost or misinterpreted data
  • CWE-681 INT35-C Evaluate integer expressions in a larger size before comparing or assigning to that size
  • CWE-682 INT07-C Use only explicitly signed or unsigned char type for numeric values
  • CWE-682 INT13-C Use bitwise operators only on unsigned operands
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganizationSource
2008-11-24CWE Content TeamMITRE
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganizationSource
2017-11-08CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Description, Name, Relationship_Notes
Previous Entry Names
Change DatePrevious Entry Name
2017-11-08CERT C Secure Coding Section 04 - Integers (INT)

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