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CWE CATEGORY: OWASP Top Ten 2010 Category A3 - Broken Authentication and Session Management

Category ID: 812
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
Weaknesses in this category are related to the A3 category in the OWASP Top Ten 2010.
+ 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).809Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2010)
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.287Improper Authentication
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.306Missing Authentication for Critical Function
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.307Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts
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.798Use of Hard-coded Credentials
+ References
[REF-763] OWASP. "Top 10 2010-A3-Broken Authentication and Session Management". <http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Top_10_2010-A3-Broken_Authentication_and_Session_Management>.
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2010-06-17CWE Content TeamMITRE
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2011-09-13CWE Content TeamMITRE
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