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CWE CATEGORY: CERT C Secure Coding (2008 Version) Section 12 - Error Handling (ERR)

Category ID: 746
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to rules in the error handling 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 ERR07-C Prefer functions that support error checking over equivalent functions that don't
  • CWE-391 ERR00-C Adopt and implement a consistent and comprehensive error-handling policy
  • CWE-544 ERR00-C Adopt and implement a consistent and comprehensive error-handling policy
  • CWE-676 ERR07-C Prefer functions that support error checking over equivalent functions that don't
  • CWE-705 ERR04-C Choose an appropriate termination strategy
+ References
+ 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 12 - Error Handling (ERR)

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