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CWE CATEGORY: CERT C Secure Coding (2008 Version) Section 49 - Miscellaneous (MSC)

Category ID: 747
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to rules in the miscellaneous 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-14 MSC06-C Be aware of compiler optimization when dealing with sensitive data
  • CWE-20 MSC08-C Library functions should validate their parameters
  • CWE-176 MSC10-C Character Encoding - UTF8 Related Issues
  • CWE-330 MSC30-C Do not use the rand() function for generating pseudorandom numbers
  • CWE-480 MSC02-C Avoid errors of omission
  • CWE-480 MSC03-C Avoid errors of addition
  • CWE-482 MSC02-C Avoid errors of omission
  • CWE-561 MSC07-C Detect and remove dead code
  • CWE-563 MSC00-C Compile cleanly at high warning levels
  • CWE-570 MSC00-C Compile cleanly at high warning levels
  • CWE-571 MSC00-C Compile cleanly at high warning levels
  • CWE-697 MSC31-C Ensure that return values are compared against the proper type
  • CWE-704 MSC31-C Ensure that return values are compared against the proper type
  • CWE-758 MSC14-C Do not introduce unnecessary platform dependencies
  • CWE-758 MSC15-C Do not depend on undefined behavior
+ 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 49 - Miscellaneous (MSC)

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