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CWE CATEGORY: SFP Primary Cluster: Malware

Category ID: 904
Status: Incomplete
+ Summary
This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Malware 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.69Improper Handling of Windows ::DATA Alternate Data Stream
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.506Embedded Malicious Code
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.507Trojan Horse
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.508Non-Replicating Malicious Code
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.509Replicating Malicious Code (Virus or Worm)
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.510Trapdoor
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.511Logic/Time Bomb
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.512Spyware
HasMemberCategoryCategory - a CWE entry that contains a set of other entries that share a common characteristic.968SFP Secondary Cluster: Covert Channel
+ Content History
Submissions
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2012-03-22CWE Content TeamMITRE
Modifications
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2014-07-30CWE Content TeamMITRE
updated Name, Relationships
Previous Entry Names
Change DatePrevious Entry Name
2014-07-31SFP Cluster: Malware

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