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CWE CATEGORY: CERT C Secure Coding (2008 Version) Section 05 - Floating Point (FLP)

Category ID: 739
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to rules in the floating point 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


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

  • CWE-369 FLP03-C Detect and handle floating point errors
  • CWE-681 FLP33-C Convert integers to floating point for floating point operations
  • CWE-681 FLP34-C Ensure that floating point conversions are within range of the new type
  • CWE-682 FLP32-C Prevent or detect domain and range errors in math functions
  • CWE-682 FLP33-C Convert integers to floating point for floating point operations
  • CWE-686 FLP31-C Do not call functions expecting real values with complex values
+ References
+ Content History
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2008-11-24CWE Content TeamMITRE
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2017-11-08CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Description, Name, References, Relationship_Notes
Previous Entry Names
Change DatePrevious Entry Name
2017-11-08CERT C Secure Coding Section 05 - Floating Point (FLP)

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