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CWE CATEGORY: SFP Primary Cluster: Privilege

Category ID: 901
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Privilege cluster.
+ 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).888Software Fault Pattern (SFP) Clusters
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.9J2EE Misconfiguration: Weak Access Permissions for EJB Methods
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.250Execution with Unnecessary Privileges
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.266Incorrect Privilege Assignment
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.267Privilege Defined With Unsafe Actions
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.268Privilege Chaining
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.269Improper Privilege Management
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.270Privilege Context Switching Error
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.271Privilege Dropping / Lowering Errors
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.272Least Privilege Violation
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.274Improper Handling of Insufficient Privileges
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.520.NET Misconfiguration: Use of Impersonation
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.653Insufficient Compartmentalization
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2012-03-22CWE Content TeamMITRE
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2014-07-30CWE Content TeamMITRE
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Previous Entry Names
Change DatePrevious Entry Name
2014-07-31SFP Cluster: Privilege

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